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Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable7.770%
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 DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% 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 $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
Xfinity 190 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
AT&T 125 Mbps 118 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 36617

The largest internet providers serving the 36617 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 36617 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 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 $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, $1.23.

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 36617 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, 95 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

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, $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, $1.23.

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

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 36617 ZIP 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mobile, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mobile, $1.23.

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

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Internet providers in 36617 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36617 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 36617. The next fastest internet provider in the 36617 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 36617 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 36617 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. C Spire also offers fiber internet in 36617 and is available to 31% 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.

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.

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.