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Internet providers in 36571

Find internet providers serving the 36571 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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36571 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.820%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable60%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
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36571 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36571 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 36571 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 74% of those living in the 36571 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 36571 area, and 99.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 36571, 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
AT&T 146 Mbps 109 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 176 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 36571

The largest internet providers serving the 36571 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 36571 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Saraland’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 60% of residents in the 36571 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

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36571 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 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 36571 ZIP code. 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

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36571 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36571 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 36571 ZIP code. 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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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

60%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in the 36571 ZIP code, covering 60% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36571 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 36571 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 60% 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 have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36571 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36571 and the greater Saraland area. 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 in the 36571 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36571 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36571 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 36571. The next fastest internet provider in the 36571 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 7.820% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 36571 ZIP with service 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 serving the 36571 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 36571 and is available to 7.820% of households.

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.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.