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Internet providers in 42101

Find internet providers serving the 42101 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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42101 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL82%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.630%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable90%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL14%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsWired0.670%
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42101 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 42101 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Kentucky - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 42101 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 92% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 32% of those living in the 42101 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 42101 area, and 86.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 42101, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bowling Green

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 93 Mbps 42 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 4 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 225 Mbps 161 Mbps DSL
Viasat 3 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 125 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 42101

The largest internet providers serving the 42101 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 42101 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 90% of the area. Bowling Green’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 14% of residents in the 42101 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42101 ZIP code, covering 82% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bowling Green, $51.99.

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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bowling Green, $0.47.

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 0.768 Mbps in 42101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bowling Green's providers, 409 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42101 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42101 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bowling Green, $51.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bowling Green, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 42101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bowling Green's providers, 409 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 42101 ZIP code, covering 14% 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 Bowling Green, $51.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bowling Green, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 42101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bowling Green's providers, 409 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 42101 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 42101 and the greater Bowling Green area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bowling Green at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bowling Green at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 42101 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 42101 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 42101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 42101. The next fastest internet provider in the 42101 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 7.630% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 42101 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bowling Green, $51.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 42101 ZIP code, covering 7.630% of the city.

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.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.