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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL81%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic79%
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL0.050%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fort Payne internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fort Payne 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 Fort Payne area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Fort Payne residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in Fort Payne.

There are seven internet providers serving the Fort Payne area, and 90.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fort Payne's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fort Payne

The largest internet providers in Fort Payne are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Fort Payne.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Fort Payne residents, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Fort Payne’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Fort Payne residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Fort Payne covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Fort Payne 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 Fort Payne, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Payne, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Fort Payne. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fort Payne's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Fort Payne covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fort Payne, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Payne, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Fort Payne. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Payne's providers, 39 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fort Payne 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Fort Payne, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Payne, $0.94.

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 Fort Payne. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fort Payne's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Fort Payne with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in Fort Payne. The next fastest internet provider in Fort Payne is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Fort Payne with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Payne, $46.25.

Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fort Payne, covering 79% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.