Internet providers in Pelham, AL

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Pelham, AL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic19%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL92%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Pelham internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pelham 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 Pelham area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Pelham residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in Pelham.

There are four internet providers serving the Pelham area, and 97.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pelham's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Pelham

The largest internet providers in Pelham are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Pelham.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Pelham residents, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 19% of the area. Pelham’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of Pelham residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Pelham covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Pelham 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pelham, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pelham, $0.63.

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 Pelham. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pelham's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Pelham covering 19% 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 Pelham than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Pelham, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pelham, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Pelham. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pelham's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Pelham covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Pelham, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pelham, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Pelham. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Pelham's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Pelham and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pelham at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Pelham at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Pelham residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Pelham with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 19% of households in Pelham. The next fastest internet provider in Pelham is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Pelham with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pelham, $46.25.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pelham, covering 19% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.