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AT&T $30 100 - 6 MbpsDSL45%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable52%
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic88%
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL49%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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35968 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 35968 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 35968 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 52% of those living in the 35968 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 35968 area, and 51.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 35968, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 35968

The largest internet providers serving the 35968 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 35968 ZIP code, covering 45% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 52% of the area. Fort Payne’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 35968 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

6 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.512 Mbps

Average availability

45%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 35968 ZIP code, covering 45% 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 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 6 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.512 Mbps in 35968 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 45% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fort Payne's providers, 36 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

52%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 35968 ZIP code, covering 52% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35968 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 35968 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Payne's providers, 36 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 the 35968 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 35968 ZIP 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 35968 ZIP code. 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, 36 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 35968 frequently asked questions

Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in the 35968 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 35968. The next fastest internet provider in the 35968 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 52% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 35968 ZIP with service 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 serving the 35968 ZIP code, covering 88% of the city.

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.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.