Internet providers in Spanish Fort, AL

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Spanish Fort, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL86%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable93%
Harbor Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Harbor Communications - -Wired100%
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Spanish Fort internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Spanish Fort residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in Spanish Fort.

There are five internet providers serving the Spanish Fort area, and 93.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Spanish Fort's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Spanish Fort

The largest internet providers in Spanish Fort are AT&T and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Spanish Fort.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Spanish Fort residents, covering 86% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 14% of the area. Spanish Fort’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 93% of Spanish Fort residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Spanish Fort covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spanish Fort, $1.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Spanish Fort. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Spanish Fort's providers, 331 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Spanish Fort covering 14% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Spanish Fort than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Spanish Fort, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spanish Fort, $1.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Spanish Fort. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Spanish Fort's providers, 331 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Spanish Fort covering 93% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Spanish Fort, $42.50.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spanish Fort, $1.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Spanish Fort. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Spanish Fort's providers, 331 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Spanish Fort and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Spanish Fort at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Spanish Fort at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in Spanish Fort. The next fastest internet provider in Spanish Fort is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Spanish Fort with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Spanish Fort, $42.50.

Harbor Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Spanish Fort, covering 100% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Spanish Fort and is available to 14% of households.

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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.

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.