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Internet providers in 35611

Find internet providers serving the 35611 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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35611 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.460%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL83%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable97%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable18%
WideOpenWest - -Fiber-optic60%
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35611 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 35611 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 35611 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in the 35611 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 35611 area, and 86.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 35611, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Athens

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
WideOpenWest 128 Mbps 33 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 112 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
AT&T 107 Mbps 102 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 35611

The largest internet providers serving the 35611 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 35611 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 97% of the area. Athens’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 18% of residents in the 35611 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 35611 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Athens, $42.99.

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 Athens, $0.68.

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 35611 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Athens's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 35611 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35611 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 Athens, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athens, $0.68.

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 35611 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Athens's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

18%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 35611 ZIP code, covering 18% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35611 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Athens, $42.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 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 Athens, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 35611 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Athens's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 35611 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 35611 and the greater Athens area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Athens at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Athens at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 35611 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 35611 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 35611 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.460% of households in 35611. The next fastest internet provider in the 35611 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 18% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 35611 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Athens, $42.99.

WideOpenWest is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 35611 ZIP code, covering 60% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 35611 and is available to 1.460% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.