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Internet providers in 36854

Find internet providers serving the 36854 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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36854 internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 6 MbpsDSL1.900%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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36854 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 36854 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 36854 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 1.900% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Valley, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 36854 area, and 1.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 36854, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36854

The largest internet providers serving the 36854 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 36854 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Valley’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 36854 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 36854 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36854 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 Valley, $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 Valley, $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 5 Mbps in 36854 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Valley's providers, 86 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 36854 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 36854 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 Valley, $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 Valley, $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 36854 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Valley's providers, 86 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 36854 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 36854 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Valley, $46.25.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valley, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 36854 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Valley's providers, 86 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 36854 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 36854 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 36854. The next fastest internet provider in the 36854 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 36854 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Valley, $46.25.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.