Internet providers in Alpharetta, GA

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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 cable, which covers 97% of Alpharetta residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in Alpharetta.

There are seven internet providers serving the Alpharetta area, and 94.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alpharetta's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alpharetta, $47.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpharetta, $0.83.

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 Alpharetta. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower 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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alpharetta, $47.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpharetta, $0.83.

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 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

987 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, $47.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpharetta, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 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, Inc. offers 100% availability in Alpharetta and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alpharetta at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Alpharetta at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alpharetta residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Alpharetta, GA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 34%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 92%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 97%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 4.123%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 5.729%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alpharetta with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 34% of households in Alpharetta. The next fastest internet provider in Alpharetta is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 97% 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, $47.99.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra 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.