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Internet providers in Hamilton, AL

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Hamilton, AL internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.065%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hamilton internet service at a glance

At 87%, broadband coverage in Hamilton 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 Hamilton area will have access to cable, which covers 77% of Hamilton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 44% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Hamilton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are three internet providers serving the Hamilton area. Among Hamilton'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 Hamilton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 11 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Hamilton

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Hamilton residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hamilton’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Hamilton residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Hamilton covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $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 Hamilton, $3.25.

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 Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 54 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 Hamilton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hamilton, $3.25.

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 Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 54 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 Hamilton covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $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 Hamilton, $3.25.

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 Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 54 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Hamilton with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 84% of households in Hamilton. The next fastest internet provider in Hamilton is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 0.065% of the area.

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

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hamilton, covering 0.065% 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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.