Internet providers in Auburn, AL

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Auburn internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Auburn 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 Auburn area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Auburn residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 71% of those living in Auburn.

There are five internet providers serving the Auburn area, and 91.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Auburn's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Auburn

The largest internet providers in Auburn are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Auburn.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Auburn residents, covering 86% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 13% of the area. Auburn’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of Auburn residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Auburn covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Auburn 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Auburn, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 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 Auburn, $0.76.

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 Auburn. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Auburn's providers, 303 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Auburn covering 13% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Auburn than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Auburn, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 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 Auburn, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Auburn. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Auburn's providers, 303 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Auburn covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Auburn, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Auburn, $0.76.

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 Auburn. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Auburn's providers, 303 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Auburn, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Auburn, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Auburn and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Auburn at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Auburn at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Auburn residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Auburn, AL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 13%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 86%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 99%
WideOpenWest - - Fiber-optic 69%
WideOpenWest - - Cable 68%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Auburn with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in Auburn. The next fastest internet provider in Auburn is WideOpenWest, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 68% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Auburn with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Auburn, $52.49.

WideOpenWest is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Auburn, covering 69% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Auburn and is available to 13% of households.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.