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Internet providers in Fayette, AL

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Fayette, AL internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL88%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fayette internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Fayette 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 Fayette area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Fayette residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 19% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fayette, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are three internet providers serving the Fayette area. Among Fayette's three internet providers, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fayette

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 22 Mbps 9 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 0 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Fayette

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Fayette residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Fayette’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Fayette residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Fayette covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Fayette 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 $50/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fayette, $61.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fayette, $3.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Fayette. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fayette's providers, 46 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fayette 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fayette, $61.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fayette, $3.85.

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 Fayette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fayette's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fayette 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 $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Fayette, $61.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fayette, $3.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Fayette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fayette's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Fayette with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in Fayette. The next fastest internet provider in Fayette is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Fayette with plans starting at $50/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fayette, $61.66.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.