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Internet providers in 36617

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable7.774%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Harbor Communications - -Wired100%
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36617 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36617 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 36617 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 36617 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 36617 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 36617, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36617

The largest internet providers serving the 36617 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and C Spire bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 36617 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Mobile’s third most-available internet provider, C Spire, offers fiber-optic to around 31% of residents in the 36617 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

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36617 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $45.00.

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 Mobile, $1.07.

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 36617 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 95 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 36617 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36617 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, $45.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mobile, $1.07.

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 36617 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 95 Mbps.

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C Spire fiber-optic internet

Provider

C Spire

Starting price*
$70/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Fiber-optic from C Spire offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 36617 ZIP code, covering 31% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from C Spire is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 36617 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for C Spire start at $70/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $45.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, C Spire offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 36617 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mobile's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36617 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36617 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. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36617 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36617 frequently asked questions

C Spire is the fastest internet provider in the 36617 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in 36617. The next fastest internet provider in the 36617 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 7.774% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 36617 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $45.00.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36617 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. C Spire also offers fiber internet in 36617 and is available to 31% 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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.