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Internet providers in 35043

Find internet providers serving the 35043 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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35043 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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35043 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 35043 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 35043 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 37% of those living in the 35043 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 35043 area, and 98.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 35043, 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
HughesNet 19 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 192 Mbps 187 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 129 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 35043

The largest internet providers serving the 35043 ZIP code are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 35043 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 15% of the area. Chelsea’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 35043 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 35043 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 $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 35043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% 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

15%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 35043 ZIP code, covering 15% 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 35043 ZIP code 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 35043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% 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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 35043 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35043 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 35043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% 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 have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 35043 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 35043 and the greater Chelsea area. 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 in the 35043 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 35043 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 35043 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 35043. The next fastest internet provider in the 35043 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 35043 ZIP with service 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 serving the 35043 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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.