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Internet providers in 71303

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.069%
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL66%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
TEC $49.95 4 - 18 MbpsDSL11%
HughesNet $59.99 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 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.070% 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 $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 71303

The largest internet providers serving the 71303 ZIP code are AT&T, Suddenlink Communications, and TEC bringing DSL and cable 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 Suddenlink Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Alexandria’s third most-available internet provider, TEC, offers DSL to around 11% of residents in the 71303 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

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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

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 Alexandria, $0.76.

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 71303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 415 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Suddenlink Communications’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 Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications 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, 415 Mbps.

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TEC DSL internet

Provider

TEC

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from TEC offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 71303 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from TEC 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 TEC start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

TEC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TEC offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 71303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 415 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 71303 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 71303 and the greater Alexandria area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alexandria at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Alexandria at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 71303 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 71303 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 71303 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.069% of households in 71303. The next fastest internet provider in the 71303 ZIP code is Suddenlink Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 71303 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 71303 ZIP code, covering 4.069% of the city.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.