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Internet providers in Jacksonville, AL

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Jacksonville, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Jacksonville internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Jacksonville residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in Jacksonville.

There are four internet providers serving the Jacksonville area, and 98.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jacksonville's four internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Jacksonville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 143 Mbps 112 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 9 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 1 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Sparklight 102 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Jacksonville

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Jacksonville residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Jacksonville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Jacksonville 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

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Jacksonville covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, $58.75.

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 Jacksonville, $0.95.

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 Jacksonville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jacksonville's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Jacksonville covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Jacksonville, $58.75.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jacksonville, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Jacksonville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jacksonville's providers, 278 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 Jacksonville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, $58.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jacksonville, $0.95.

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 Jacksonville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Jacksonville's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Jacksonville with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Jacksonville. The next fastest internet provider in Jacksonville is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in Jacksonville with plans starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jacksonville, $58.75.

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.

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.