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Internet providers in Athens, AL

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1. AT&T
85% available in Athens
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
2. Spectrum
80% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

 

3. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in Athens
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $150 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

4. Xfinity
79% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Switch to Xfinity Internet + TV and get up to $200 off NFL Sunday Ticket from YouTube

5. WOW!
42% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1108Mbps

User Rating(88)
6. Xtream Powered by Mediacom
99% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
7. EarthLink
89% available in Athens
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(69)

Ranked #1 by HighSpeedInternet.com customer satisfaction for 2021 & 2022

8. HughesNet
99% available in Athens
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(217)

Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 11/13/23

9. Viasat
99% available in Athens
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
10. Ardmore Telephone Company
3% available in Athens
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps
11. Advanced Broadband
78% available in Athens
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Comcast Business
79% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(38)
2. Spectrum
80% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

 

3. Xtream Powered by Mediacom
99% available in Athens
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Athens
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(217)

Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 11/13/23

5. Viasat
99% available in Athens
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Ooma
50% available in Athens
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
7. Ardmore Telephone Company
3% available in Athens
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps
8. Advanced Broadband
78% available in Athens
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating
2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating
5. Mint
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
6. Visible
Available in Athens
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

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AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T is perfect for those who need affordable high-speed packages. Spectrum keeps things simple by offering three high-speed Internet packages.

Read more about AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T vs. Xfinity

If you need a lot of speed for your large household, go with AT&T Fiber. Opt for Xfinity to get its widely available high speeds.

Read more about AT&T vs. Xfinity

Xfinity vs. Spectrum

Go with Xfinity for incredibly fast download speeds. Choose Spectrum for unlimited data and no equipment fees.

Read more about Xfinity vs. Spectrum

How much speed do you need?

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Learn more about Ardmore Telephone Company

Learn more about Advanced Broadband

What is the best internet provider in Athens?

Internet Provider Types in Athens


Cable

71%
Coverage


DSL

33%
Coverage


Fiber

77%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Athens


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Athens
97%
Alabama
79%
USA

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.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Athens

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1200 Mbps

WOW! offers internet at speeds up to 1108 Mbps

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Summary of Athens internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
AT&T DSL & Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
WOW! Cable 1108 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for WOW!
Xtream Powered by Mediacom Cable 100 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xtream Powered by Mediacom
EarthLink Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
HughesNet Geo Satellite 25 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Ardmore Telephone Company DSL 20 Mbps N/A View Plans for Ardmore Telephone Company
Advanced Broadband Fixed Wireless 10 Mbps N/A View Plans for Advanced Broadband

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Athens

Spectrum

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Mark M | 04-20-2023

I have had quite a few internet outages and had issues with their modem so I had to buy a new one. Customer service isn't much help.

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