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Internet providers in 36804

Find internet providers serving the 36804 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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36804 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL68%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable93%
Opelika Power Services - -Fiber-optic62%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic24%
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36804 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 36804 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 36804 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 93% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 76% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 64% of those living in the 36804 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 36804 area, and 73.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 36804, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Opelika

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 118 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 11 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 237 Mbps 166 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 36804

The largest internet providers serving the 36804 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 36804 ZIP code, covering 68% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 14% of the area. Opelika’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 36804 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

68%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 36804 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Opelika, $53.99.

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 Opelika, $0.36.

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 36804 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Opelika's providers, 562 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

14%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 36804 ZIP code, covering 14% 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 36804 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Opelika, $53.99.

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 Opelika, $0.36.

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 36804 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Opelika's providers, 562 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

5 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36804 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36804 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 Opelika, $53.99.

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 Opelika, $0.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 36804 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Opelika's providers, 562 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36804 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36804 and the greater Opelika area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Opelika at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Opelika at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36804 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36804 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36804 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 68% of households in 36804. The next fastest internet provider in the 36804 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 14% of the area.

WOW! offers the cheapest internet in the 36804 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Opelika, $53.99.

Opelika Power Services is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36804 ZIP code, covering 62% of the city. WOW! also offers fiber internet in 36804 and is available to 24% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.