AT&T vs SUDDENLINK 2021 Comparison

AT&T vs SUDDENLINK 2021 Comparison
Internet Bundles Broadband Deals

There are some areas where both of the services if your area is one of them you can use our review guide for AT&T vs Suddenlink to know what's the best connection for you. 

Which of the two providers is for you?

Is it probably time for you to update your internet, television, or phone services? Think about how AT&T and Suddenlink vary in terms of internet speeds, channel lineups, and monthly package savings if AT&T or Suddenlink is available in your region. We've done the legwork so you can make an informed decision.

1. Suddenlink is present in 20 states, while AT&T is present in 36.
2. In select regions, both providers support gigabit internet with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps.
3. Even if you don't live in an area where AT&T internet is open, you can watch AT&T TV.
4. Suddenlink TV bundles provide more channels than AT&T TV packages, but AT&T TV offers more package options.
5. AT&T and Suddenlink also sell internet packages with no data limits.
6. Most AT&T plans include a one-year deal.

QUICK COMPARISON

AT&T 
Available in 36 states
Bundles starting at $89.98/mo.*
Speeds from 5 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps
Modem and Wi-Fi router for $10/mo.
AT&T TV channel range of 70+-130+ channels
Record unlimited shows at once
One or two-year contracts
4K streaming device and Cloud DVR storage included with AT&T TV

AT&T Plans

Suddenlink 
Available in 20 states
Bundles starting at $55.00/mo.*
Speeds from 100 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps
Modem and Wi-Fi router for $10/mo.
TV channel range of 225-340+ channels
Record and watch on up to three devices
No-contract plans
The Altice One hub combines your modem, router, and TV box

Suddenlink plans

AVAILABILITY

Suddenlink is operating in fewer states than AT&T, and its coverage isn't available in as many big cities. Suddenlink service is more likely to be found in rural areas on the outside of more heavily populated towns, while AT&T service is more likely to be found within those cities. The following are the top coverage areas for each provider:

AT&T

Minneapolis, MN
Philadelphia, PA
Providence, RI
Los Angeles, CA
Denver, CO

SUDDENLINK

Clinton, NC
Oklahoma City, OK
Austin, TX
San Francisco, CA
Jefferson City, MO

BUNDLES

AT&T and Suddenlink also sell internet and TV packages that will help you save money when shopping for home services. Combining internet and TV will also get you service or equipment upgrades, such as AT&T internet bundles' unlimited data.

Here are some common AT&T and Suddenlink package deals that may be eligible in your region. For more information on internet and TV packages in your city, call to speak with one of our bundle experts.

AT&T TV + AT&T INTERNET 100

Starting at $89.98/mo.*
Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
No internet data cap when bundling
60+ live TV channels
One-year contract required
Bundle savings: $20/mo.*

SUDDENLINK VALUE TV AND INTERNET 100

Starting at $55.00/mo.*
Speeds up to 100 Mbps
250 GB monthly data allowance
225+ TV channels
No contract required
Bundle savings: $37/mo.*

INTERNET

AT&T    
$49.99/mo.*    5 – 1,000 Mbps    
One-year agreement    
1 TB, no data cap on AT&T Fiber 1000 plan or AT&T internet and TV bundles    Thousands nationwide

Suddenlink    
$35.00/mo.*    
100 – 1,000 Mbps    
No contract required    
250 GB or unlimited on select plans    
Varies by plan

Even though both AT&T and Suddenlink internet packages cost around the same per month, the starting speeds are vastly different. The available rates and pricing for AT&T and Suddenlink internet plans are identical when you move up the speed levels. The most significant difference between Suddenlink and AT&T plans is that Suddenlink plans are expected to have lower monthly data allowances.

CHEAP INTERNET PLANS

Suddenlink and AT&T's DSL and fiber networks all provide low-cost broadband plans. You'll pay around the same every month, but the speeds you'll get will vary depending on the service.

AT&T DSL
Starting at $49.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
$0.50 per Mbps (with the cheapest plan)
Wi-Fi Gateway router included
Free installation with select bundles
One-year agreement

AT&T Fiber
Starting at $49.99/mo.* for up to 1,000 Mbps
$0.05 per Mbps (with the cheapest plan)
Wi-Fi Gateway router included
$50 network installation
One-year agreement

Suddenlink
Starting at $35.00/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
$0.35 per Mbps (with the cheapest plan)
Standard modem rental $10/mo.*
$49 standard installation fee
No contract required

FAST INTERNET

Both AT&T and Suddenlink deliver speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps. AT&T Fiber 1000, on the other hand, is offered in more areas and has a lower starting price than Suddenlink. Here's a comparison of AT&T and Suddenlink's two fastest internet plans.

AT&T Fiber 1000
Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
Starting at $49.99/mo.*
Unlimited data

Suddenlink Internet 1 Gig Unlimited
Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
Starting at $75.00/mo.*
Unlimited data

CABLE/TV

AT&T is your best option if you're looking for the most TV package choices. Suddenlink only provides one standalone TV kit, while AT&T TV offers four. Both AT&T TV and Suddenlink have premium channel, sports, and movie add-on choices, but AT&T TV has international networks that Suddenlink does not have. Take a look at how AT&T TV and Suddenlink stack up against each other.

AT&T 
Starting at $59.99/mo.*
60-125+ channels
Four-channel packages available
Movies Extra Pack, DOGTV, Outdoor channel, Mediaset Italia, and six sports add-on options available
Stream on up to five screens and record 200 hours of your favorite shows

Suddenlink 
Starting at $58.00/mo.*
225-340+ channels
Movies Tier, Family Tier, Sports & Information Tier, and five more add-on options
Stream on up to three TVs