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Internet providers in 71220

Find internet providers serving the 71220 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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71220 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL81%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
NortheastTel $54.99 10 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Hunt Telecommunications - -DSL3.120%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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71220 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 71220 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Louisiana - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 71220 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 94% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in the 71220 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 71220 area, and 82.40% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 71220, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bastrop

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 34 Mbps 49 Mbps DSL
Optimum 151 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 71220

The largest internet providers serving the 71220 ZIP code are AT&T, Optimum, and NortheastTel bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 71220 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 92% of the area. Bastrop’s third most-available internet provider, NortheastTel, offers fiber-optic to around 15% of residents in the 71220 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

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 71220 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $56.99.

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 Bastrop, $0.80.

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 71220 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 311 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

92%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 71220 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 71220 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 Bastrop, $56.99.

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 Bastrop, $0.80.

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 71220 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 311 Mbps.

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NortheastTel fiber-optic internet

Provider

NortheastTel

Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

500 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from NortheastTel offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 71220 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from NortheastTel is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 71220 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for NortheastTel start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $56.99.

NortheastTel 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 Bastrop, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, NortheastTel offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 500 Mbps in 71220 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 311 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 71220 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 71220 and the greater Bastrop area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Bastrop at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bastrop at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 71220 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 71220 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 71220 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 81% of households in 71220. The next fastest internet provider in the 71220 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 71220 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $56.99.

NortheastTel is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 71220 ZIP code, covering 15% of the city.

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.

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.