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Orange Beach, AL internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL92%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic26%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable97%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Harbor Communications - -Wired100%
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Orange Beach internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Orange Beach 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 Orange Beach area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Orange Beach residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Orange Beach.

There are five internet providers serving the Orange Beach area, and 98.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Orange Beach's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Orange Beach

The largest internet providers in Orange Beach are CenturyLink and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Orange Beach.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Orange Beach residents, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 26% of the area. Orange Beach’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 97% of Orange Beach residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Orange Beach covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Orange Beach 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Orange Beach, $46.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Orange Beach, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Orange Beach. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Orange Beach's providers, 113 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

26%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Orange Beach covering 26% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Orange Beach than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Orange Beach, $46.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Orange Beach, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Orange Beach. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Orange Beach's providers, 113 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

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Orange Beach covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Orange Beach 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 Orange Beach, $46.25.

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 Orange Beach, $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 Orange Beach. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Orange Beach's providers, 113 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Orange Beach, you’ll likely have options from fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Orange Beach, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Orange Beach and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Orange Beach at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Orange Beach at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Orange Beach residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Orange Beach with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Orange Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Orange Beach is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Orange Beach with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Orange Beach, $46.25.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Orange Beach, covering 100% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Orange Beach and is available to 26% of households.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.