Internet providers in 36608

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AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.581%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable87%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable49%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
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36608 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36608 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 36608 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. 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 the 36608 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 36608 area, and 99.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 36608, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36608

The largest internet providers serving the 36608 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 36608 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 87% of the area. Mobile’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 49% of residents in the 36608 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36608 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $39.99.

AT&T 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 Mobile, $1.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36608 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 248 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

87%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36608 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36608 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $39.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mobile, $1.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36608 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 248 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

49%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to about half of households in the 36608 ZIP code, covering 49% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36608 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $39.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mobile, $1.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36608 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 248 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36608 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36608 and the greater Mobile area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mobile at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mobile at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36608 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36608 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36608 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.581% of households in 36608. The next fastest internet provider in the 36608 ZIP code is C Spire, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 36608 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $39.99.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36608 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. C Spire also offers fiber internet in 36608 and is available to 11% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.