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Internet providers in Sylacauga, AL

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Sylacauga, AL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
Sylacauga Utilities Board - 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sylacauga internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Sylacauga 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 Sylacauga area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Sylacauga residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 33% of those living in Sylacauga.

There are five internet providers serving the Sylacauga area, and 90.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sylacauga's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sylacauga

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 16 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
HughesNet 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 325 Mbps 479 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 129 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Sylacauga

The largest internet providers in Sylacauga are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Sylacauga.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Sylacauga residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 98% of the area. Sylacauga’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Sylacauga residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Sylacauga covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Sylacauga 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sylacauga, $59.99.

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 Sylacauga, $0.69.

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 0.768 Mbps in Sylacauga. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sylacauga's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sylacauga, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sylacauga, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Sylacauga. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sylacauga's providers, 89 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sylacauga 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sylacauga, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sylacauga, $0.69.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Sylacauga with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Sylacauga. The next fastest internet provider in Sylacauga is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 98% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Sylacauga with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Sylacauga, $59.99.

Sylacauga Utilities Board is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sylacauga, covering 15% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.