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Internet providers in Highland Lakes, AL

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Highland Lakes, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 96% 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 5,000 Mbps.

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $59.99.

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 Highland Lakes, $0.67.

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 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*
$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 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $59.99.

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 Highland Lakes, $0.67.

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 Highland Lakes. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster 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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $59.99.

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 Highland Lakes, $0.67.

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 Highland Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster 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 offers 100% availability in Highland Lakes and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Highland Lakes at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Highland Lakes at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Highland Lakes with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Highland Lakes. The next fastest internet provider in Highland Lakes is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Highland Lakes with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Highland Lakes, $59.99.

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

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.