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Internet providers in 71303

Find internet providers serving the 71303 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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71303 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL66%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.070%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Bay Springs Telephone Company - -DSL11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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71303 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 71303 ZIP code is slightly higher than the rest of Louisiana - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 71303 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in the 71303 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 71303 area, and 91.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 71303, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alexandria

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 5 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 153 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
AT&T 143 Mbps 108 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 71303

The largest internet providers serving the 71303 ZIP code are AT&T, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 71303 ZIP code, covering 66% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Alexandria’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 71303 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

66%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 71303 ZIP code, covering 66% 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 Alexandria, $57.50.

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 Alexandria, $0.65.

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 71303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 514 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in the 71303 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 71303 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $57.50.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 71303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 514 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 71303 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 71303 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 Alexandria, $57.50.

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 Alexandria, $0.65.

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 71303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 514 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 71303 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 71303 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 66% of households in 71303. The next fastest internet provider in the 71303 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 4.070% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 71303 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $57.50.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 71303 ZIP code, covering 4.070% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.