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Internet providers in 35016

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable81%
OTELCO $29.95 5 - 12 MbpsDSL77%
OTELCO $29.95 5 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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35016 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 35016 ZIP code 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 35016 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 81% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 77% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in the 35016 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 35016 area, and 73.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 35016, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 35016

The largest internet providers serving the 35016 ZIP code are Spectrum and OTELCO bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 35016 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from OTELCO, which covers 77% of the area. Arab’s third most-available internet provider, OTELCO, offers fiber-optic to around 15% of residents in the 35016 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 35016 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35016 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 Arab, $46.23.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arab, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 35016 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Arab's providers, 62 Mbps.

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OTELCO DSL internet

Provider

OTELCO

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from OTELCO offers broadband to most households in the 35016 ZIP code, covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from OTELCO uses telephone lines 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 OTELCO start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Arab, $46.23.

OTELCO customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arab, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, OTELCO offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 35016 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Arab's providers, 62 Mbps.

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OTELCO fiber-optic internet

Provider

OTELCO

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from OTELCO offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 35016 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from OTELCO is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 35016 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for OTELCO start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Arab, $46.23.

OTELCO customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arab, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, OTELCO offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 35016 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Arab's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 35016 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 35016 and the greater Arab area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arab at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Arab at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 35016 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 35016 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 35016 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 81% of households in 35016. The next fastest internet provider in the 35016 ZIP code is OTELCO, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 15% of the area.

OTELCO offers the cheapest internet in the 35016 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Arab, $46.23.

OTELCO is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 35016 ZIP code, covering 15% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.