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Internet providers in Scottsboro, AL

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Scottsboro, AL internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL85%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic3.063%
ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard $33.00 5 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic98%
ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard $33.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable98%
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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 $33 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Scottsboro

The largest internet providers in Scottsboro are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard bringing cable and DSL 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, ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard, offers cable to around 98% of Scottsboro residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $46.60.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsboro, $0.82.

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, 72 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $46.60.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsboro, $0.82.

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, 72 Mbps.

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ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard cable internet

Provider

ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard

Starting price*
$33/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard offers broadband to nearly all households in Scottsboro covering 98% of the area.

ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard’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 ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard start at $33/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $46.60.

ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $6.60 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsboro, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Scottsboro. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Scottsboro's providers, 72 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

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 ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard offers the cheapest internet in Scottsboro with plans starting at $33/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Scottsboro, $46.60.

ScottsboroElectricPowerBoard 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.

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.

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.

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