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Internet providers in 42431

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL81%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable93%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable40%
American Broadband - -DSL1.732%
American Broadband - -Wired0.157%
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42431 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 42431 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 42431 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Madisonville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 42431 area, and 85.57% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 42431, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 42431

The largest internet providers serving the 42431 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 42431 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 93% of the area. Madisonville’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 40% of residents in the 42431 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

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42431 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 Madisonville, $42.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madisonville, $0.84.

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 42431 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Madisonville's providers, 71 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

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 42431 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42431 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 Madisonville, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madisonville, $0.84.

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 42431 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Madisonville's providers, 71 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

40%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to about half of households in the 42431 ZIP code, covering 40% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42431 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 Madisonville, $42.99.

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 Madisonville, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 42431 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Madisonville's providers, 71 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 42431 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 42431 and the greater Madisonville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Madisonville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Madisonville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 42431 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 42431 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 42431 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 40% of households in 42431. The next fastest internet provider in the 42431 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 42431 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Madisonville, $42.99.

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.

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.

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.

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.