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Internet providers in 70817

Find internet providers serving the 70817 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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70817 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic29%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Kaplan Telephone Co. $50.00 100 - 100 MbpsDSL1.150%
Kaplan Telephone Co. $50.00 100 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.150%
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70817 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 70817 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 70817 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 64% of those living in the 70817 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 70817 area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 70817, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Baton Rouge

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 207 Mbps 115 Mbps DSL
Cox 147 Mbps 28 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 70817

The largest internet providers serving the 70817 ZIP code are AT&T and Cox bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 70817 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 29% of the area. Baton Rouge’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 70817 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 70817 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 Baton Rouge, $53.99.

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 Baton Rouge, $0.71.

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 20 Mbps in 70817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baton Rouge's providers, 301 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

29%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 70817 ZIP code, covering 29% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 70817 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Baton Rouge, $53.99.

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 Baton Rouge, $0.71.

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 1,000 Mbps in 70817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 29% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baton Rouge's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 70817 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 70817 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Baton Rouge, $53.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baton Rouge, $0.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 70817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baton Rouge's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 70817 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 70817 and the greater Baton Rouge area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Baton Rouge at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Baton Rouge at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 70817 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 70817 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 70817 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in 70817. The next fastest internet provider in the 70817 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 29% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 70817 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Baton Rouge, $53.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 70817 ZIP code, covering 29% of the city. Kaplan Telephone Co. also offers fiber internet in 70817 and is available to 1.150% of households.

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.

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.

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.