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Internet providers in Saraland, AL

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Saraland, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.246%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable48%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
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Saraland internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Saraland 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 Saraland area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Saraland residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 63% of those living in Saraland.

There are six internet providers serving the Saraland area, and 98.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Saraland's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saraland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 176 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
AT&T 146 Mbps 109 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Saraland

The largest internet providers in Saraland are AT&T, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Saraland.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Saraland residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Saraland’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 48% of Saraland 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

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Saraland covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Saraland 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 Saraland, $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 Saraland, $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 Saraland. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saraland'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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Saraland covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Saraland 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 Saraland, $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 Saraland, $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 Saraland. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saraland's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

48%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to about half of households in Saraland covering 48% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Saraland, $47.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saraland, $1.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Saraland. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saraland's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Saraland and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saraland at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saraland at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Saraland 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 Saraland with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Saraland. The next fastest internet provider in Saraland is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 6.246% of the area.

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

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Saraland, covering 100% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Saraland and is available to 6.246% of households.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.