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Internet providers in 86442

Find internet providers serving the 86442 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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86442 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
TRANSWORLD NETWORK CORP $49.95 -Wireless100%
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86442 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 86442 ZIP code is slightly higher than the rest of Arizona - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 86442 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bullhead City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 86442 area, and 96.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 86442, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bullhead City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 12 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Optimum 154 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 86442

The largest internet providers serving the 86442 ZIP code are Frontier, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 86442 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Bullhead City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 86442 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 86442 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bullhead City, $52.48.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in the 86442 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 86442 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bullhead City, $52.48.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bullhead City, $0.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 86442 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bullhead City's providers, 345 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 86442 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 86442 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bullhead City, $52.48.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bullhead City, $0.48.

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 86442 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bullhead City's providers, 345 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 86442 frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in the 86442 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 86442. The next fastest internet provider in the 86442 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 86442 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bullhead City, $52.48.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.