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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL62%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable91%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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36701 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 36701 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 36701 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 91% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Selma, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 36701 area, and 63.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 36701, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36701

The largest internet providers serving the 36701 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 36701 ZIP code, covering 62% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 91% of the area. Selma’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 36701 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

62%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 36701 ZIP code, covering 62% 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Selma, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Selma, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 36701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 62% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Selma's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36701 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36701 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 Selma, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Selma, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Selma's providers, 89 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 the 36701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 36701 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Selma, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Selma, $0.94.

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 36701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Selma's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 36701 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 36701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 36701. The next fastest internet provider in the 36701 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 36701 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Selma, $46.25.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.