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Marion, AL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL96%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable6.834%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Marion internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in Marion 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 Marion area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Marion residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 6.830% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Marion, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Marion area, and 6.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Marion's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Marion

The largest internet providers in Marion are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Marion.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Marion residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Marion’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Marion residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Marion covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Marion 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $0.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Marion. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 64 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Marion covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Marion 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $42.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $0.87.

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 Marion. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 64 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Marion covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Marion 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $42.50.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $0.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Marion. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 64 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Marion with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.834% of households in Marion. The next fastest internet provider in Marion is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Marion with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $42.50.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.