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Internet providers in 36106

Find internet providers serving the 36106 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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36106 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL79%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.400%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic92%
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36106 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36106 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 36106 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 39% of those living in the 36106 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 36106 area, and 99.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 36106, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Montgomery

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 128 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
AT&T 171 Mbps 80 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 36106

The largest internet providers serving the 36106 ZIP code are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 36106 ZIP code, covering 79% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 15% of the area. Montgomery’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 36106 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

79%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 36106 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 Montgomery, $48.33.

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 Montgomery, $0.34.

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 36106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montgomery's providers, 469 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 36106 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 36106 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Montgomery, $48.33.

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 Montgomery, $0.34.

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 1,000 Mbps in 36106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montgomery's providers, 469 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 36106 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36106 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Montgomery, $48.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Montgomery, $0.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montgomery's providers, 469 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36106 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36106 and the greater Montgomery area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Montgomery at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Montgomery at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36106 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36106 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36106 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 36106. The next fastest internet provider in the 36106 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 36106 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Montgomery, $48.33.

WOW! is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36106 ZIP code, covering 92% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 36106 and is available to 15% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.