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Internet providers in Alpharetta, GA

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Alpharetta, GA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL92%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic34%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable4.123%
Hotwire Communications Ltd. - -Fiber-optic1.241%
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Alpharetta internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Alpharetta is comparable to the rest of Georgia - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alpharetta area will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of Alpharetta residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 68% of those living in Alpharetta.

There are six internet providers serving the Alpharetta area, and 94.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alpharetta's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alpharetta

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 132 Mbps 117 Mbps DSL
Viasat 24 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 210 Mbps 142 Mbps Cable
Hotwire Communications Ltd. 208 Mbps 99 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 30 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Alpharetta

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Alpharetta residents, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 34% of the area. Alpharetta’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 97% of Alpharetta residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Alpharetta covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alpharetta 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 Alpharetta, $53.99.

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 Alpharetta, $0.67.

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 Alpharetta. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alpharetta's providers, 480 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

34%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Alpharetta covering 34% 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 Alpharetta than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alpharetta, $53.99.

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 Alpharetta, $0.67.

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 1,000 Mbps in Alpharetta. These download speeds are available to 34% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alpharetta's providers, 480 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 Alpharetta covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alpharetta 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 Alpharetta, $53.99.

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 Alpharetta, $0.67.

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 Alpharetta. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alpharetta's providers, 480 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Alpharetta and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alpharetta at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alpharetta at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alpharetta 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 Alpharetta with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Alpharetta. The next fastest internet provider in Alpharetta is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 34% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Alpharetta with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alpharetta, $53.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alpharetta, covering 34% of the city. Hotwire Communications Ltd. also offers fiber internet in Alpharetta and is available to 1.241% of households.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.