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AT&T $30 100 - 6 MbpsDSL6.140%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable90%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL81%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL26%
Troy Cablevision, Inc. - -Cable3.916%
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36078 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 36078 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Alabama - 94%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 36078 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Tallassee, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 36078 area, and 92.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 36078, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36078

The largest internet providers serving the 36078 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Windstream bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 36078 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Tallassee’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 26% of residents in the 36078 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36078 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36078 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Tallassee, $41.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tallassee, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 36078 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tallassee's providers, 91 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36078 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Tallassee, $41.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tallassee, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 36078 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Tallassee's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

26%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 36078 ZIP code, covering 26% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Tallassee, $41.66.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tallassee, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 36078 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Tallassee's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36078 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36078 and the greater Tallassee area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Tallassee at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Tallassee at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36078 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36078 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 36078 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 36078. The next fastest internet provider in the 36078 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 36078 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tallassee, $41.66.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.