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Internet Service Providers in Athens, AL

Athens, AL has a total of 9 internet providers including  3 Fiber providers, 2 Cable providers, 2 DSL providers and 2 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 26Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Athens, AL for broadband service. An Underdog score of 26 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 4 Broadband Providers in Athens, AL

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HughesNet logo

HughesNet

HughesNet Satellite Internet provides high speed Internet all over the U.S.!

HughesNet provides Satellite internet in Athens, AL

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite internet in Athens, AL

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Charter Communications logo

Charter Communications

No data caps and 20x faster than DSL.

Charter Communications provides Fiber and Cable internet in Athens, AL

  • No data caps
  • No Long-Term Commitment
  • Secured with Anti-virus protection
98.16%Excellent Coverage
Charter Communications internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(877) 327-3096

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless internet in Athens, AL

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
86.54%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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2 Television Providers in Athens, AL

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides television in Athens, AL

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides television in Athens, AL

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 410-2386

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All 5 Broadband Service Providers in Athens, AL

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Charter Communications logoCharter Communications100 Mbps5 MbpsFiber and Cable
98.16%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless
86.54%
WideOpenWest logoWideOpenWest50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and DSL
66.11%

Average Download Speed For Athens, AL

56 Mbps

Athens, AL's Broadband Profile

1,456,200 of the residents of Athens have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 99.50% of Athens is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 7,335 people with NO Internet access in Athens, AL.

Internet Speed Facts For Athens, AL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Athens, AL is 56 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 100 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 5 Mbps in Athens.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Athens, AL is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Athens is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Broadband Internet Coverage in Athens, AL
66.11%Fiber
98.47%Cable
86.54%DSL
100.00%Satellite
Average Advertised Speeds in Athens, AL
DownUp
Fiber (3)30 Mbps5 Mbps
Cable (2)84 Mbps5 Mbps
DSL (2)23 Mbps3 Mbps
Satellite (2)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Dish Network Local Channels
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Free wireless internet access points in Athens, AL

Athens-Limestone Public Library
405 East South Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-1233