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Internet providers in 42701

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable1.261%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $75 10 - 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 HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite 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, $37.84.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabethtown, $1.30.

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 slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabethtown's providers, 243 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, $37.84.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabethtown, $1.30.

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, 243 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 42701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 42701 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Elizabethtown, $37.84.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabethtown, $1.30.

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 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, 243 Mbps.

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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 Communications Corp., 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, $37.84.

Brandenburg Communications Corp. 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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.