Internet providers in 36618

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36618 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable57%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Harbor Communications - -Wired100%
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36618 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36618 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 36618 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 100% of those living in the 36618 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 36618 area, and 99.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 36618, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36618

The largest internet providers serving the 36618 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 36618 ZIP code, covering 99% 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, Mediacom, offers cable to around 57% of residents in the 36618 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 36618 ZIP code, covering 99% 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, $1.54.

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 36618 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% 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 36618 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36618 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, $1.54.

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 36618 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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Mediacom cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

57%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to about half of households in the 36618 ZIP code, covering 57% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36618 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, $1.54.

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 36618 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% 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 36618 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36618 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 36618 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36618 frequently asked questions

C Spire is the fastest internet provider in the 36618 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 58% of households in 36618. The next fastest internet provider in the 36618 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 57% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 36618 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 36618 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. C Spire also offers fiber internet in 36618 and is available to 58% of households.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.