Fastest Internet Providers in Decatur, AL

Posted by David Bernstein
in Blog

There are currently three terrestrial residential Internet providers in Decatur, AL.  They include Charter Spectrum, AT@T U-Verse, and the newest one called Wide Open West or WOW.  The prices, availability, speed and reliability vary greatly.   Charter Communications cable is available to an estimated 100% of residents in Decatur, AL. Charter Spectrum offers Decatur residents with minimum speeds of 60 Mbps, which is above average speed for the residential providers in the area. Customers taking the option of renting a wireless router from Charter should get close to these speeds.  But of course the more devices accessing the router the speed can be reduced.  Customers have the option of purchasing their own router.  They need to make sure to purchase a router capable of 60 Mbps speeds or more.  About 100% of Charter Communications customers are offered speeds in that range. Unlike other Internet providers in Decatur, AL Charter does not have a data cap.  Customers enjoy unlimited data usage without the worry of additional fees.   Nationwide, Charter Communications is one of the 10 largest ISPs and serves 9% of the USA. The company reported doing business as (DBA) Charter Communications in Decatur.  GHN is a proud authorized retailer of Charter Spectrum serving all of Decatur, AL and the surrounding area.

AT&T DSLis available to an estimated 95% of residents in this area. The company offers Decatur, AL residents with maximum speeds between 25 Mbps and 45 Mbps, which is above average speed for the residential providers in the area. About 6% of AT&T U-Verse customers are offered speeds in that range. 82% of customers can purchase speeds between 10 and 24 Mbps. As of the writing of this article AT&T U-Verse service has a data cap of 250 GB per month with a $10 charge for each additional 50 GB.  There are talks of removing this data cap.  Nationwide, AT&T is one of the 10 largest ISPs and serves 41% of the USA. The company reported doing business as (DBA) AT&T Alabama in this Decatur.

WOW!cable is available to an estimated 37% of residents in Decatur. The company offers residents with maximum speeds between 6 Mbps and 30 Mbps, which is average speed for the residential providers in the area. About 100% of WOW! Customers are offered speeds in that range. 100% of customers can purchase speeds between 3 and 9.9 Mbps. Nationwide, WOW! is a large ISP and serves 2% of the USA. The company reported doing business as (DBA) WOW!

Charterfrom GHN provides the best coverage and service availability in the area.  Charter and AT&T both also provide service in the Morgan County area.  Wow’s coverage is extremely limited.

GHN being a local Charter Authorized Retailer provides a level of customer care not common.  At GHN the customer service reps always explain all fees and service before scheduling installation. GHN will never hide any fees before installation.  You simply call and in about eight minutes your Charter service is lined up to be installed.  The customer service rep will follow up on all installations to make sure the customer if fully taken care of and is happy with all services.  Charter provides a customer service office in Decatur allowing customers to exchange hardware for repair of upgrading.  If a Charter customer has rented a wireless router and they want an upgrade they can simply take it to Charter’s customer service office for exchange at no charge.  If a customer’s modem that has failed for any reason the customer can simply exchange it locally without charge.  There is no need to schedule a technician or be charged a labor fee.  WOW or AT&T are not known to have a local office compared to Charter.

It seems very clear Charter is the hands down winner in Decatur, AL giving the fastest Internet compared to the two other Internet terrestrial providers.  Charter Spectrum provides Internet, TV and phone service with no contact, no tax and no worries is the best part if you don’t like you can simply change your service without a large early termination fee the other guys charge.  Reliable high speed Internet, digital cable and phone are where Charter is the best. 

GHN is your “Local Internet, Digital Cable and Phone Provider” serving all of North Alabama and the United States.  Call GHN now to check out our current promotions at 256-318-1758 a local Decatur number.