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Internet providers in 35903

Find internet providers serving the 35903 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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35903 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL77%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable78%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable28%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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35903 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 35903 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 35903 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. 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 36% of those living in the 35903 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 35903 area, and 87.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 35903, 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 117 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 87 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
AT&T 97 Mbps 83 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 35903

The largest internet providers serving the 35903 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Spectrum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 35903 ZIP code, covering 77% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 78% of the area. Gadsden’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 28% of residents in the 35903 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 35903 ZIP code, covering 77% 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $53.56.

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, $0.92.

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 35903 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gadsden's providers, 211 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

78%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 35903 ZIP code, covering 78% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35903 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, $53.56.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gadsden, $0.92.

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 35903 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gadsden's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

28%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 35903 ZIP code, covering 28% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35903 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $53.56.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gadsden, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 35903 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gadsden's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 35903 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 35903 and the greater Gadsden area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gadsden at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gadsden at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 35903 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Gadsden may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Gadsden cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 35903 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 35903 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 77% of households in 35903. The next fastest internet provider in the 35903 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 35903 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gadsden, $53.56.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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