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Internet providers in Alcoa, TN

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Alcoa, TN internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL91%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.409%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable2.598%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alcoa internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alcoa is comparable to the rest of Tennessee - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alcoa area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alcoa residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 51% of those living in Alcoa.

There are seven internet providers serving the Alcoa area, and 98.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alcoa's seven 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 Alcoa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 46 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
AT&T 318 Mbps 261 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 169 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Alcoa

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Alcoa residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 97% of the area. Alcoa’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Alcoa 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

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Alcoa covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alcoa 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 Alcoa, $52.85.

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 Alcoa, $0.72.

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 Alcoa. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alcoa's providers, 321 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

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Alcoa covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alcoa, $52.85.

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 Alcoa, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Alcoa. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alcoa's providers, 321 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 Alcoa covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alcoa 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 Alcoa, $52.85.

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 Alcoa, $0.72.

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 Alcoa. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alcoa's providers, 321 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alcoa with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in Alcoa. The next fastest internet provider in Alcoa is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 4.409% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Alcoa with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alcoa, $52.85.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alcoa, covering 4.409% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.