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Internet providers in Elba, AL

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Elba, AL internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $49.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL92%
Mediacom $39.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable2.802%
Troy Cablevision - -Fiber-optic100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elba internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elba 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 Elba area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Elba residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.800% of those living in Elba.

There are five internet providers serving the Elba area, and 98.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elba's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Elba

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 7 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Troy Cablevision 67 Mbps 25 Mbps Fiber-optic
Mediacom 80 Mbps 84 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 44 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Elba

The largest internet providers in Elba are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Elba.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Elba residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Elba’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Elba residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Elba covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Elba 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elba, $47.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.45 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elba, $1.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Elba. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Elba's providers, 59 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Elba covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elba 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elba, $47.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elba, $1.63.

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 Elba. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Elba's providers, 59 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Elba covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elba 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 start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elba, $47.25.

Viasat 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 Elba, $1.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Elba. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Elba's providers, 59 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Troy Cablevision is the fastest internet provider in Elba with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Elba. The next fastest internet provider in Elba is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Elba with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Elba, $47.25.

Troy Cablevision is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elba, covering 100% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.