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Internet providers in 42303

Find internet providers serving the 42303 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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42303 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL76%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Metronet $39.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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42303 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 42303 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 42303 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 63% of those living in the 42303 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 42303 area, and 77.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 42303, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Owensboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 99 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
AT&T 133 Mbps 102 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 42303

The largest internet providers serving the 42303 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 42303 ZIP code, covering 76% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Owensboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 42303 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

76%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 42303 ZIP code, covering 76% 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 Owensboro, $55.98.

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 Owensboro, $0.63.

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 0.768 Mbps in 42303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Owensboro's providers, 33 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 42303 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 42303 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Owensboro, $55.98.

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 Owensboro, $0.63.

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 42303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Owensboro's providers, 33 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 42303 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 42303 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Owensboro, $55.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Owensboro, $0.63.

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 42303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Owensboro's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 42303 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 42303 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 76% of households in 42303. The next fastest internet provider in the 42303 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 100% of the area.

Metronet offers the cheapest internet in the 42303 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Owensboro, $55.98.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.