Alabama Broadband Accessibility Interactive Map

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs - Broadband Alabama

Covered Geography:

Alabama

Geography Type:

Census Block

Mapped Portion of Network:

Last Mile Connectivity; Universal Service Fund Awardees; Alabama Broadband Accessibility Act Awardees

Map Description:

This map shows Census Blocks in Alabama with available internet speeds above and below the FCC definition of broadband (25/3 download/upload speeds). In addition to mapping census blocks unserved by broadband, the map also shows areas that received Federal and state-funds to deploy broadband. The black points on the map represent areas required, under the terms of the Federal Universal Service Fund or other federal grant, to provide a connection to the Internet at speeds meeting the minimum service threshold by March 28, 2023. The Red polygons represent the project areas previously or currently awarded funding under the ABAA and are not eligible for funding in most cases. Federal and State funding projects also include data on the associated Internet Service Provider.

Coverage Definition:

A Census Block has Broadband Coverage if at least one Internet Service Provider is “providing [broadband] or could …without an extraordinary commitment of resources provide broadband service to an area.”

Collection Method:

FCC Form 477. Data on Federal grants and support from the FCC. Data on state funding programs from the Alabama Department of Community and Economic Affairs - Broadband Alabama.