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Internet providers in Anniston, AL

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Anniston, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Anniston internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Anniston 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 Anniston area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Anniston residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Anniston, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Anniston area, and 97.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Anniston's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Anniston

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Anniston residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Anniston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Anniston residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Anniston covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Anniston 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 Anniston, $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 Anniston, $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 Anniston. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Anniston'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 Anniston covering 100% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Anniston 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 Anniston, $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 Anniston, $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 Anniston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Anniston'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 Anniston covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Anniston 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 Anniston, $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 Anniston, $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 Anniston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Anniston's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sparklight is the fastest internet provider in Anniston with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Anniston. The next fastest internet provider in Anniston is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 98% of the area.

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

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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%.

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.