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Internet providers in 42420

Find internet providers serving the 42420 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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42420 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL72%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable94%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable35%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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42420 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 42420 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 42420 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Henderson, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 42420 area, and 78.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 42420, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 42420

The largest internet providers serving the 42420 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 42420 ZIP code, covering 72% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 94% of the area. Henderson’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 35% of residents in the 42420 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 42420 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Henderson, $40.70.

AT&T 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 Henderson, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 42420 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Henderson's providers, 194 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42420 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42420 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Henderson, $40.70.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Henderson, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 42420 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Henderson's providers, 194 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

35%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 42420 ZIP code, covering 35% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42420 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Henderson, $40.70.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Henderson, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 42420 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Henderson's providers, 194 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 42420 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 42420 and the greater Henderson area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Henderson at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Henderson at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 42420 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 Henderson 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 Henderson cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 42420 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 42420 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 35% of households in 42420. The next fastest internet provider in the 42420 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Henderson Municipal Power and Light offers the cheapest internet in the 42420 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Henderson, $40.70.

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No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.