Internet providers in Alexandria, AL

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Alexandria, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL32%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alexandria internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alexandria 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 Alexandria area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alexandria residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 48% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Alexandria, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Alexandria area, and 48.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alexandria's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alexandria

The largest internet providers in Alexandria are AT&T, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Alexandria.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Alexandria residents, covering 32% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Alexandria’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Alexandria residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

32%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Alexandria covering 32% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alexandria 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 Alexandria, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $1.25.

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 Alexandria. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider
Sparklight
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Alexandria covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $46.25.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.45 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $1.25.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Alexandria. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 278 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 Alexandria covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alexandria 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 Alexandria, $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 Alexandria, $1.25.

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 Alexandria. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sparklight is the fastest internet provider in Alexandria with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Alexandria. The next fastest internet provider in Alexandria is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 32% of the area.

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

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.