Internet providers in
Athens, AL

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5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

 
1. AT&T
Available in Athens
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
3. Spectrum
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Mediacom
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
Available in Athens
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. WOW!
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Athens
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
3. Spectrum
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Mediacom
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
Available in Athens
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. WOW!
Available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
7. Level 3 Communications
Available in Athens
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
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1. AT&T
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Athens?

  • AT&T— Great value
  • Xfinity— High speeds widely available
  • Spectrum— No data caps
  • Mediacom— Good for multiple users
  • Viasat— Widely available
  • WOW!— Award-winning customer service

Athens Residential Internet Coverage

Just inside the northern border of Alabama sits the city of Athens, with a population of about 25,000 people. A variety of high speed Internet providers have set up shop in Athens, offering plenty of options to residents and businesses alike.

AT&T is a prominent and widespread option for Athens-area residents. High speed DSL and fiber optic are available in this region, and the fiber optic network has a max download speed of 1 Gbps. Coverage stretches to reach Lester in the north, Tanner in the south, Poplar Point in the west, and Capshaw in the east.

Only a few neighborhoods fall within the Xfinity service area. Coverage is available in eastern areas like Capshaw and Oakdale Acres.

One widespread cable option in Athens is Charter. The Charter network covers all of Athens, including O'Neal, Blackburn, and Pinedale Acres.

Mediacom offers similar coverage throughout Athens. The network stops short of Lester and Poplar Creek in the west.

Several southern Athens neighborhoods enjoy coverage from WOW! Covered neighborhoods include Tanner and Tanner Crossroads.

Internet Provider types in Athens


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

97%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Athens,AL


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Athens
79%
USA

Summary of Athens Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber1000 Mbps3.0/5
XfinityCable50 Mbps3.5/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
MediacomCable100 Mbps3.0/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
WOW!Cable6 Mbps3.5/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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