The upper-middle income city of Dothan is the seventh largest community in Alabama. It's economically diverse with both blue- and white-collar workers. Although Dothan residents place less value on high-speed internet than many other parts of the country, they have greater access than much of Alabama. 89% of Dothan can connect to high-speed internet, compared with 77% of Alabama.
CenturyLink is the only DSL provider in the area and reaches 96% of residential users. Xfinity cable provides service to 88% of homes around the Rte. 231 and Rte. 84 intersection. Within that same area, WOW! offers cable internet to 84% of homes. Time Warner Spectrum is another cable internet option for 70% of Dothan residents. Fiber optics are slowly being introduced to the area. Troy Cablevision, Inc. currently supplies 6% of Dothan homes between Rte. 431 and Rte. 52 with fiber optics.
A small percentage of businesses in Dothan have options in addition to those offered to residents. 2% of commercial users can connect to fiber optics from Level 3 Communications. 1% of business have the option of connecting to copper wire from TW Telecom.