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Internet providers in 35096

Find internet providers serving the 35096 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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35096 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL1.090%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic17%
USA Communications - 30 - 750 MbpsCable95%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable6.630%
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35096 internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in the 35096 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 35096 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 85% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 36% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lincoln, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 35096 area, and 92.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 35096, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lincoln

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 9 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 18 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 35096

The largest internet providers serving the 35096 ZIP code are CenturyLink and HughesNet bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 35096 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 17% of the area. Lincoln’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 35096 ZIP code.

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 the 35096 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $57.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $1.08.

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 35096 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 245 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 35096 ZIP code, covering 17% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 35096 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $57.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $1.08.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 35096 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 245 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 the 35096 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 35096 ZIP 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 Lincoln, $57.00.

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 Lincoln, $1.08.

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 35096 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 245 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 35096 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 35096 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.090% of households in 35096. The next fastest internet provider in the 35096 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in the 35096 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $57.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 35096 ZIP code, covering 17% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.