Internet Service Comparison: Spectrum Cable Modem vs AT&T Fiber

I’m moving to a new address in Central Florida which has multiple Internet Service Providers (ISPs) available. Spectrum (formerly BrightHouse) provides speeds up to 100Mbps via cable modem. AT&T just installed fiber in the neighborhood, so I was excited to find out what they would offer.

Spectrum Cable Internet

Here’s a cost breakdown by service:

  • Lightning Internet (200Mbps download data rate, 30Mbps upload): $90/month
  • Static IP address: $10/month
  • Modem rental: $4/month  (you must rent a modem to get a static IP)
  • Taxes: $0.26
  • Total monthly bill: $104.26

It was very easy to move my service to a new physical address, and my static IP address will move with me. I’m fortunate to be “grandfathered in” on a BrightHouse plan that permits me to have a static IP address on a residential plan. Going forward, you’ll be required to choose a business plan if you want a static IP address (probably for substantially more money). Continue reading Internet Service Comparison: Spectrum Cable Modem vs AT&T Fiber

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