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Internet providers in 36079

Find internet providers serving the 36079 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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36079 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL72%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL6.220%
Troy Cablevision - 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic98%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsDSL7.180%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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36079 internet service at a glance

At 89%, broadband coverage in the 36079 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 36079 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 78% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 53% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 26% of those living in the 36079 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 36079 area, and 81.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 36079, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Troy

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Troy Cablevision 98 Mbps 35 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 36079

The largest internet providers serving the 36079 ZIP code are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 36079 ZIP code, covering 72% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Troy’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 36079 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.512 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 36079 ZIP code, covering 72% 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 $55/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Troy, $60.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Troy, $4.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.512 Mbps in 36079 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Troy's providers, 21 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 36079 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 36079 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Troy, $60.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Troy, $4.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 36079 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Troy's providers, 21 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 36079 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 36079 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Troy, $60.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Troy, $4.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 36079 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Troy's providers, 21 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 36079 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 36079 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 72% of households in 36079. The next fastest internet provider in the 36079 ZIP code is Troy Cablevision, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in the 36079 ZIP with service starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Troy, $60.00.

Troy Cablevision is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 36079 ZIP code, covering 98% of the city.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.