Internet providers in Alabaster, AL

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Alabaster internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alabaster is comparable to the rest of Alabama - 94%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alabaster area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alabaster residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in Alabaster.

There are four internet providers serving the Alabaster area, and 98.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alabaster's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Alabaster

The largest internet providers in Alabaster are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Alabaster.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Alabaster residents, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 21% of the area. Alabaster’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Alabaster residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Alabaster covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alabaster to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alabaster, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alabaster, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Alabaster. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alabaster's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

21%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Alabaster covering 21% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Alabaster than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alabaster, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alabaster, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Alabaster. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alabaster's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Alabaster covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alabaster residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alabaster, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alabaster, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Alabaster. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Alabaster's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Alabaster, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Alabaster, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Alabaster and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Alabaster at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Alabaster at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alabaster residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Alabaster, AL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic21%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL92%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alabaster with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 21% of households in Alabaster. The next fastest internet provider in Alabaster is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Alabaster with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alabaster, $52.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alabaster, covering 21% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.