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Internet providers in 42240

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42240 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL91%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.560%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable92%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL2.800%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable59%
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42240 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 42240 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 42240 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in the 42240 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 42240 area, and 93.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 42240, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hopkinsville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 74 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
Hopkinsville Electric System 112 Mbps 64 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 65 Mbps 44 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 109 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 3 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 42240

The largest internet providers serving the 42240 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 42240 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 92% of the area. Hopkinsville’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 59% of residents in the 42240 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42240 ZIP code, covering 91% 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 Hopkinsville, $53.32.

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 Hopkinsville, $0.35.

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 20 Mbps in 42240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hopkinsville's providers, 463 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

10 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42240 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42240 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 Hopkinsville, $53.32.

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 Hopkinsville, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 42240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hopkinsville's providers, 463 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

59%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to about half of households in the 42240 ZIP code, covering 59% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42240 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hopkinsville, $53.32.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hopkinsville, $0.35.

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 42240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hopkinsville's providers, 463 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 42240 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 42240 and the greater Hopkinsville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hopkinsville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hopkinsville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 42240 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 Hopkinsville may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Hopkinsville cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 42240 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 42240 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 42240. The next fastest internet provider in the 42240 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 5.560% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 42240 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hopkinsville, $53.32.

Hopkinsville Electric System is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 42240 ZIP code, covering 15% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 42240 and is available to 5.560% of households.

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.

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.

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.