Internet Providers in Alabama

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Shopping for a new internet provider in Alabama? Whether you need clearer Alabama football video streams or you’re just looking for an upgrade, use our guide to choose between the best internet service providers in Alabama: AT&T, Viasat, and HughesNet.

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Internet Coverage in Alabama

14

providers available

100%

can access a broadband service

83%

of the population has speeds of 100+ Mbps

76%

of the population has speeds of 250+ Mbps

31%

of the population has speeds of 1000+ Mbps

State coverage by connection type

46%

Fiber access

79%

Cable access

84%

DSL access

100%

Satellite access

ProviderAverage Download SpeedMax Download SpeedServiceability %Connection Types
Spectrum863 Mbps1000 Mbps26%Cable, Fiber
Xfinity717 Mbps987 Mbps14%Cable
Xtream powered by Mediacom564 Mbps1000 Mbps13%Cable
Windstream78 Mbps1000 Mbps3%DSL, Fiber
AT&T71 Mbps1000 Mbps78%DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless
Viasat66 Mbps100 Mbps46%Satellite
Frontier32 Mbps115 Mbps3%DSL, Fiber
HughesNet25 Mbps25 Mbps43%Satellite
CenturyLink25 Mbps940 Mbps19%DSL, Fiber
ProviderSpectrum
Average Download Speed863 Mbps
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Serviceability %26%
Connection TypesCable, Fiber
ProviderXfinity
Average Download Speed717 Mbps
Max Download Speed987 Mbps
Serviceability %14%
Connection TypesCable
ProviderXtream powered by Mediacom
Average Download Speed564 Mbps
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Serviceability %13%
Connection TypesCable
ProviderWindstream
Average Download Speed78 Mbps
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Serviceability %3%
Connection TypesDSL, Fiber
ProviderAT&T
Average Download Speed71 Mbps
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Serviceability %78%
Connection TypesDSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless
ProviderViasat
Average Download Speed66 Mbps
Max Download Speed100 Mbps
Serviceability %46%
Connection TypesSatellite
ProviderFrontier
Average Download Speed32 Mbps
Max Download Speed115 Mbps
Serviceability %3%
Connection TypesDSL, Fiber
ProviderHughesNet
Average Download Speed25 Mbps
Max Download Speed25 Mbps
Serviceability %43%
Connection TypesSatellite
ProviderCenturyLink
Average Download Speed25 Mbps
Max Download Speed940 Mbps
Serviceability %19%
Connection TypesDSL, Fiber

Data Sourced: 08/05/22

Top Providers in Alabama

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  • Speeds up to 5 Gbps
  • No contract required
  • Save by bundling with TV
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  • Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • No hard data caps
  • Available virtually anywhere
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  • Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Available in rural areas

Alabama Internet at a Glance

Alabama has a good assortment of internet services, with three or more ISPs available to 89% of its residents, and two or more providers available to all residents (beating the national average). Alabama also touts an average download speed of 112 Mbps with 72% of the state covered with broadband internet, sitting below the national average of 127 Mbps and 82% coverage. To find the best internet service provider near you, Enter your zip code here.

Pros

  • 3 or more ISPs available in major cities
  • Broadband widely available

Cons

  • Options drop sharply in rural areas
  • Fiber internet not available in most places

All Internet Providers in Alabama

ProviderStarting PriceMax Download SpeedData CapsCheck Availability
Sparklight$45 – $110*940 MbpsYesCheck Availability
Spectrum$49.99/mo. – $89.99/mo.300 Mbps – 1000 MbpsNoCheck Availability
WOW!$24.99/mo.*1200 MbpsNoCheck Availability
Xfinity$19.99/mo. – $299.95/mo.50 Mbps – 3000 MbpsYesCheck Availability
Xtream powered by Mediacom$19.99/mo.*1000 MbpsYesCheck Availability
Hargray$55/mo. – $115/mo.50 Mbps – 1000 MbpsYesCheck Availability
Buckeye CableSystem$19.99/mo.*1000 MbpsYesCheck Availability
Windstream$19.99/mo. – $39.99/mo.100Mbps – 1000MbpsNoCheck Availability
TDS$39.95/mo.*1000 MbpsYesCheck Availability
AT&T$55/mo. – $80/mo.300 Mbps – 940 MbpsNoCheck Availability
Viasat$64.99/mo. – $169.99/mo.25 Mbps – 150 MbpsNoCheck Availability
Frontier$49.99/mo. w/Auto Pay & Paperless Bill5000 Mbps – Call for detailsNoCheck Availability
HughesNet$44.99/mo.25 MbpsNoCheck Availability
CenturyLink$30/mo. – $70/mo.20 Mbps – 940 MbpsNoCheck Availability
ProviderSparklight
Starting Price$45 – $110*
Max Download Speed940 Mbps
Data CapsYes
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ProviderSpectrum
Starting Price$49.99/mo. – $89.99/mo.
Max Download Speed300 Mbps – 1000 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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ProviderWOW!
Starting Price$24.99/mo.*
Max Download Speed1200 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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ProviderXfinity
Starting Price$19.99/mo. – $299.95/mo.
Max Download Speed50 Mbps – 3000 Mbps
Data CapsYes
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ProviderXtream powered by Mediacom
Starting Price$19.99/mo.*
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Data CapsYes
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ProviderHargray
Starting Price$55/mo. – $115/mo.
Max Download Speed50 Mbps – 1000 Mbps
Data CapsYes
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ProviderBuckeye CableSystem
Starting Price$19.99/mo.*
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Data CapsYes
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ProviderWindstream
Starting Price$19.99/mo. – $39.99/mo.
Max Download Speed100Mbps – 1000Mbps
Data CapsNo
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ProviderTDS
Starting Price$39.95/mo.*
Max Download Speed1000 Mbps
Data CapsYes
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ProviderAT&T
Starting Price$55/mo. – $80/mo.
Max Download Speed300 Mbps – 940 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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ProviderViasat
Starting Price$64.99/mo. – $169.99/mo.
Max Download Speed25 Mbps – 150 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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ProviderFrontier
Starting Price$49.99/mo. w/Auto Pay & Paperless Bill
Max Download Speed5000 Mbps – Call for details
Data CapsNo
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ProviderHughesNet
Starting Price$44.99/mo.
Max Download Speed25 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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ProviderCenturyLink
Starting Price$30/mo. – $70/mo.
Max Download Speed20 Mbps – 940 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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FAQ

Alabama Internet FAQs

Alabama has multiple internet providers available. Based on coverage, the best provider in the state is AT&T internet.

There are 14 internet providers in Alabama. Enter your zip code here to find the best internet options in your area.

AT&T offers the fastest internet in Alabama.

Yes. Multiple Alabama internet providers allow you to bundle two or more services. For example, AT&T offers internet, TV, and phone services you can combine into one bill. Explore internet bundlesand more on HighSpeedOptions.