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Internet providers in Chelsea, AL

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Chelsea, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL89%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic22%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable93%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chelsea internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Chelsea 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 Chelsea area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Chelsea residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in Chelsea.

There are four internet providers serving the Chelsea area, and 91.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chelsea's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chelsea

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 129 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
AT&T 192 Mbps 187 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 19 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Chelsea

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Chelsea residents, covering 89% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 22% of the area. Chelsea’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 93% of Chelsea residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Chelsea covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Chelsea 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chelsea, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Chelsea. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelsea's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Chelsea covering 22% 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 Chelsea than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chelsea, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Chelsea. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelsea's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Chelsea covering 93% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chelsea, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Chelsea. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelsea's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Chelsea and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Chelsea at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Chelsea at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Chelsea residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Chelsea with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in Chelsea. The next fastest internet provider in Chelsea is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Chelsea with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $59.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Chelsea, covering 22% of the city.

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.

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Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.