Internet providers in Brent, AL

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Brent internet service at a glance

At 92%, broadband coverage in Brent 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 Brent area will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of Brent residents. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Brent, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are three internet providers serving the Brent area. Among Brent's three internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Brent

The largest internet providers in Brent are AT&T, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Brent.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Brent residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Brent’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Brent residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Brent covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Brent 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 Brent, $53.33.

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 Brent, $1.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Brent. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Brent's providers, 18 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 Brent covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Brent 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Brent, $53.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brent, $1.40.

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 Brent. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Brent's providers, 18 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Brent covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Brent 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Brent, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brent, $1.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Brent. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Brent's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Brent, AL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 18 Mbps DSL 91%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in Brent with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Brent. The next fastest internet provider in Brent is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 18 Mbps to 91% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Brent with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Brent, $53.33.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.