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Internet providers in 35401

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35401 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.230%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable8.190%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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35401 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 35401 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 35401 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in the 35401 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 35401 area, and 96.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 35401, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Tuscaloosa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 142 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
AT&T 123 Mbps 82 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 11 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 35401

The largest internet providers serving the 35401 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 35401 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Tuscaloosa’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 35401 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 35401 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Tuscaloosa, $49.99.

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 Tuscaloosa, $0.50.

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 20 Mbps in 35401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tuscaloosa's providers, 597 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 35401 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 35401 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Tuscaloosa, $49.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tuscaloosa, $0.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 35401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tuscaloosa's providers, 597 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 the 35401 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 35401 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Tuscaloosa, $49.99.

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 Tuscaloosa, $0.50.

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 35401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Tuscaloosa's providers, 597 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 35401 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 35401 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 35401. The next fastest internet provider in the 35401 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 4.230% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 35401 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tuscaloosa, $49.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 35401 ZIP code, covering 4.230% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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