The medium size coastal city of Daphne is home to many artists as well as blue- and white-collar workers. Residents tend to be well-educated and upper-middle income. Daphne residents rely on their internet connection to promote their artistic endeavors and pursue professional goals. Compared with just 77% of Alabama, 99% of Daphne residents can connect to high-speed internet services.
Mediacom has a monopoly on cable internet connectivity and reaches 99% of homes in the area. AT&T is the sole DSL provider in the area, reaching 97% of Daphne residents. Fiber optics have not yet reached the area. Residents do have an additional connection option - satellite internet from HughesNet.
Fiber optics are beginning to enter the area for commercial users. Southern Light provides fiber optics to 46% of businesses and Level 3 Communications reaches 7% of the area's commercial enterprises.