Internet providers in 36784

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36784 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL80%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 25 MbpsDSL4.853%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable78%
Pine Belt Broadcasting $34.95 5 - 15 MbpsDSL15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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36784 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 36784 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 36784 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 78% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Thomasville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 36784 area, and 75.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 36784, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 36784

The largest internet providers serving the 36784 ZIP code are AT&T, Mediacom, and Pine Belt Broadcasting bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 36784 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 78% of the area. Thomasville’s third most-available internet provider, Pine Belt Broadcasting, offers DSL to around 15% of residents in the 36784 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 36784 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Thomasville, $41.66.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Thomasville, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 36784 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Thomasville's providers, 183 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

78%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in the 36784 ZIP code, covering 78% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 36784 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Thomasville, $41.66.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Thomasville, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 36784 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Thomasville's providers, 183 Mbps.

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Pine Belt Broadcasting DSL internet

Provider

Pine Belt Broadcasting

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Pine Belt Broadcasting offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 36784 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Pine Belt Broadcasting 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 Pine Belt Broadcasting start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Thomasville, $41.66.

Pine Belt Broadcasting customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $6.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Thomasville, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Pine Belt Broadcasting offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 36784 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Thomasville's providers, 183 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 36784 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 36784 and the greater Thomasville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Thomasville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Thomasville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 36784 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 36784 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 36784 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 78% of households in 36784. The next fastest internet provider in the 36784 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 4.853% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 36784 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Thomasville, $41.66.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.