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Internet providers in Alexander City, AL

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.477%
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL84%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alexander City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alexander City 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 Alexander City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alexander City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.480% of those living in Alexander City.

There are four internet providers serving the Alexander City area, and 85.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alexander City's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alexander City

The largest internet providers in Alexander City are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Alexander City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Alexander City residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Alexander City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Alexander City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Alexander City covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alexander City 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexander City, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexander City, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Alexander City. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexander City's providers, 339 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alexander City, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexander City, $0.63.

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 Alexander City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alexander City's providers, 339 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Alexander City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alexander City where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alexander City, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexander City, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Alexander City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexander City's providers, 339 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alexander City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.477% of households in Alexander City. The next fastest internet provider in Alexander City is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Alexander City with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alexander City, $46.25.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alexander City, covering 1.477% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.