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Internet Service Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa, AL has a total of 13 internet providers including  4 Fiber providers, 2 Cable providers, 2 DSL providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 26Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Tuscaloosa, AL for broadband service. An Underdog score of 26 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 5 Broadband Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL (View all internet providers in Tuscaloosa, AL below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • Unlimited Data - No Hard Data Limits
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$49.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$49.99

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
65.88%Good Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Xfinity from Comcast logo

Xfinity from Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity from Comcast provides Cable in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
56.85%Good Coverage
Xfinity from Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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2 Television Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL

Dish Network logo

Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$35.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL

T-Mobile logo

T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 8 Broadband Service Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
65.88%
Xfinity from Comcast logoXfinity from Comcast2,000 Mbps20 MbpsCable and Television
56.85%
Charter logoCharter100 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
22.68%
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
Southern Light logoSouthern Light~~Fiber~

Average Download Speed For Tuscaloosa, AL

431 Mbps

Tuscaloosa, AL's Broadband Profile

60,161 of the residents of Tuscaloosa have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 66.50% of Tuscaloosa is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 30,307 people with NO Internet access in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Internet Speed Facts For Tuscaloosa, AL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Tuscaloosa, AL is 431 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 7 Mbps in Tuscaloosa.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Tuscaloosa, AL is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Tuscaloosa is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Broadband Internet Coverage in Tuscaloosa, AL
Average Advertised Speeds in Tuscaloosa, AL
DownUp
Fiber (4)75 Mbps8 Mbps
Cable (2)132 Mbps14 Mbps
DSL (2)24 Mbps3 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa Public Library
1801 Jack Warner Parkway
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 345-5820
Weaver-Bolden Branch Library
2937 18th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 758-8291