Internet providers in Scottsboro, AL

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Scottsboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Scottsboro 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 Scottsboro area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Scottsboro residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Scottsboro.

There are five internet providers serving the Scottsboro area, and 99.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Scottsboro's five internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Scottsboro

The largest internet providers in Scottsboro are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Scottsboro.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Scottsboro residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 85% of the area. Scottsboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Scottsboro residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsboro, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Scottsboro. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scottsboro's providers, 61 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Scottsboro covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Scottsboro 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsboro, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Scottsboro. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scottsboro's providers, 61 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Scottsboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Scottsboro 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsboro, $2.09.

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 Scottsboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scottsboro's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Scottsboro, AL internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 99%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 80 Mbps DSL 85%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Fiber-optic 3.063%
Scottsboro Electric Power Board - - Fiber-optic 98%
Scottsboro Electric Power Board - - Cable 98%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Scottsboro with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Scottsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Scottsboro is Scottsboro Electric Power Board, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Scottsboro with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $52.25.

Scottsboro Electric Power Board is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Scottsboro, covering 98% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Scottsboro and is available to 3.063% of households.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

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.