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Internet providers in Gadsden, AL

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Gadsden, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Gadsden internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Gadsden 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 Gadsden area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Gadsden residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Gadsden.

There are four internet providers serving the Gadsden area, and 89.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gadsden's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Gadsden

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 161 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
AT&T 196 Mbps 144 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Gadsden

The largest internet providers in Gadsden are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Gadsden.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Gadsden residents, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Gadsden’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Gadsden residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Gadsden covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Gadsden 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gadsden, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Gadsden. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gadsden's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Gadsden covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gadsden, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Gadsden. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gadsden's providers, 275 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 Gadsden covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Gadsden 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gadsden, $2.29.

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 Gadsden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gadsden's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Gadsden with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in Gadsden. The next fastest internet provider in Gadsden is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Gadsden with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $54.99.

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.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.