Internet providers in 42701

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable1.261%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.681%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.018%
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42701 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 42701 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 42701 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 64% of those living in the 42701 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 42701 area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 42701, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 42701

The largest internet providers serving the 42701 ZIP code are Xfinity, Windstream, and Brandenburg Telecom bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 42701 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 99% of the area. Elizabethtown’s third most-available internet provider, Brandenburg Telecom , offers DSL to around 100% of residents in the 42701 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 42701 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42701 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elizabethtown, $36.86.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabethtown, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 42701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabethtown's providers, 340 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

99%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to all households in the 42701 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Elizabethtown, $36.86.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabethtown, $0.77.

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 42701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabethtown's providers, 340 Mbps.

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Brandenburg Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Brandenburg Telecom

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Brandenburg Telecom offers broadband to all households in the 42701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Brandenburg Telecom 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 Brandenburg Telecom start at $29.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elizabethtown, $36.86.

Brandenburg Telecom 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 Elizabethtown, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Brandenburg Telecom offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 42701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabethtown's providers, 340 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 42701 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 42701 and the greater Elizabethtown area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elizabethtown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elizabethtown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 42701 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Elizabethtown may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Elizabethtown DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 42701 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 42701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.018% of households in 42701. The next fastest internet provider in the 42701 ZIP code is Brandenburg Telecom , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 64% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 42701 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elizabethtown, $36.86.

Brandenburg Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 42701 ZIP code, covering 64% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 42701 and is available to 1.681% of households.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.