Internet providers in Margaret, AL

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Margaret internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Margaret 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 Margaret area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Margaret residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Margaret.

There are five internet providers serving the Margaret area, and 82.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Margaret's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Margaret

The largest internet providers in Margaret are Spectrum and Windstream bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Margaret.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most Margaret residents, covering 67% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 96% of the area. Margaret’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers fiber-optic to around 13% of Margaret residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

67%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in Margaret covering 67% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Margaret 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 Margaret, $47.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Margaret, $1.98.

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 Margaret. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Margaret's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Margaret covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Margaret 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 Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Margaret, $47.49.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Margaret, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Margaret. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Margaret's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in Margaret covering 13% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Margaret, $47.49.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Margaret, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Margaret. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Margaret's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Margaret, AL internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable67%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsDSL96%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic13%
USA Holdings LLC - -Cable34%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Margaret with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 67% of households in Margaret. The next fastest internet provider in Margaret is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Margaret with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Margaret, $47.49.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Margaret, covering 13% of the city.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.