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Internet providers in 36609

Find internet providers serving the 36609 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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36609 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.920%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable21%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
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36609 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 36609 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 36609 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 55% of those living in the 36609 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 36609 area, and 96.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 36609, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mobile

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 56 Mbps 33 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 4 Mbps 3 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 156 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 36609

The largest internet providers serving the 36609 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 36609 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Mobile’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 21% of residents in the 36609 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36609 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $47.99.

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 Mobile, $1.17.

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 36609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36609 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36609 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, $47.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mobile, $1.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

21%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 36609 ZIP code, covering 21% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36609 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $47.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mobile, $1.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36609 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36609 and the greater Mobile area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mobile at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mobile at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36609 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36609 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36609 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 36609. The next fastest internet provider in the 36609 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 2.920% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 36609 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $47.99.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36609 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 36609 and is available to 2.920% of households.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.