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Internet providers in Muscle Shoals, AL

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Muscle Shoals, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL89%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.398%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Muscle Shoals internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Muscle Shoals 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 Muscle Shoals area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Muscle Shoals residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in Muscle Shoals.

There are four internet providers serving the Muscle Shoals area, and 91.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Muscle Shoals's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Muscle Shoals

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 119 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
AT&T 113 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Muscle Shoals

The largest internet providers in Muscle Shoals are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Muscle Shoals.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Muscle Shoals residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. Muscle Shoals’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Muscle Shoals residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Muscle Shoals covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Muscle Shoals 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Muscle Shoals, $54.99.

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 Muscle Shoals, $2.04.

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 Muscle Shoals. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Muscle Shoals's providers, 316 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

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Muscle Shoals covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Muscle Shoals 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 Muscle Shoals, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muscle Shoals, $2.04.

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 Muscle Shoals. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Muscle Shoals's providers, 316 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 Muscle Shoals covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Muscle Shoals 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Muscle Shoals, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muscle Shoals, $2.04.

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 Muscle Shoals. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Muscle Shoals's providers, 316 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Muscle Shoals with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in Muscle Shoals. The next fastest internet provider in Muscle Shoals is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 1.398% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Muscle Shoals with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Muscle Shoals, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Muscle Shoals, covering 1.398% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.