Internet providers in Highland Lakes, AL

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Highland Lakes internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Highland Lakes 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 Highland Lakes area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Highland Lakes residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 88% of those living in Highland Lakes.

There are four internet providers serving the Highland Lakes area, and 99.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Highland Lakes's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Highland Lakes

The largest internet providers in Highland Lakes are AT&T and Spectrum bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Highland Lakes.

Fiber-optic internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Highland Lakes residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from AT&T, which covers 83% of the area. Highland Lakes’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Highland Lakes residents.

AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Highland Lakes covering 97% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Highland Lakes than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highland Lakes, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Highland Lakes. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Highland Lakes's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Highland Lakes 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highland Lakes, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Highland Lakes. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Highland Lakes's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Highland Lakes covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Highland Lakes 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 Highland Lakes, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highland Lakes, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Highland Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Highland Lakes's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Highland Lakes, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Highland Lakes, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Highland Lakes and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Highland Lakes at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Highland Lakes at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Highland Lakes residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Highland Lakes, AL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 97%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 83%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Highland Lakes with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Highland Lakes. The next fastest internet provider in Highland Lakes is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Highland Lakes with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $52.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Highland Lakes, covering 97% of the city.

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.

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Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.