Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Birmingham-Hoover – Population 1,151,801
Huntsville – Population 462,693
Mobile – Population 413,757
The largest metro area in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a population of 1,151,801.00. This is followed by the Huntsville metro area, with a population of 462,693.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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84% get DSL
81% get Cable
39% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
To bridge the digital divide and promote engagement in the digital economy across all 67 Alabama counties, the Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs is proposing an outreach campaign and interactive training program in partnership with several major community serving organizations.
AL Internet news
Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) intends to expand broadband adoption among people who are deaf and hard of hearing and provide them with online tools to more fully participate in the digital economy.