Internet providers in 36532

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Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL90%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Harbor Communications - -Wired100%
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36532 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36532 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 36532 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in the 36532 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 36532 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 36532, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36532

The largest internet providers serving the 36532 ZIP code are AT&T and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 36532 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 15% of the area. Fairhope’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 36532 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36532 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairhope, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairhope, $1.47.

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 36532 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fairhope's providers, 331 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 36532 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 36532 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fairhope, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairhope, $1.47.

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 36532 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairhope's providers, 331 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 36532 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36532 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairhope, $42.50.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairhope, $1.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36532 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fairhope's providers, 331 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36532 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36532 and the greater Fairhope area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fairhope at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Fairhope at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36532 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36532 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36532 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in 36532. The next fastest internet provider in the 36532 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 36532 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairhope, $42.50.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36532 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 36532 and is available to 15% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.