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Internet providers in Prichard, AL

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Prichard, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.061%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.975%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
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Prichard internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Prichard 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 Prichard area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Prichard residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in Prichard.

There are seven internet providers serving the Prichard area, and 99.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Prichard's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Prichard

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Prichard residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Prichard’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Prichard 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

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Prichard covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Prichard 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 Prichard, $47.99.

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 Prichard, $1.17.

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 Prichard. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prichard's providers, 295 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Prichard covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Prichard 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 Prichard, $47.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prichard, $1.17.

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 Prichard. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prichard's providers, 295 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 Prichard covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Prichard 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Prichard, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prichard, $1.17.

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 Prichard. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Prichard's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Prichard with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Prichard. The next fastest internet provider in Prichard is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.061% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Prichard with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Prichard, $47.99.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Prichard, covering 100% of the city. C Spire also offers fiber internet in Prichard and is available to 20% of households.

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.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.