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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.491%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL85%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government - -Fiber-optic74%
Kaptel $49.99 100 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic27%
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70506 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 70506 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 70506 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in the 70506 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 70506 area, and 98.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 70506, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 70506

The largest internet providers serving the 70506 ZIP code are AT&T, Cox, and Kaptel bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 70506 ZIP code, covering 85% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 100% of the area. Lafayette’s third most-available internet provider, Kaptel, offers DSL to around 27% of residents in the 70506 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 70506 ZIP code, covering 85% 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 Lafayette, $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 Lafayette, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 70506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 70506 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 70506 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 Lafayette, $43.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lafayette, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 70506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Kaptel DSL internet

Provider

Kaptel

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

27%

DSL from Kaptel offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 70506 ZIP code, covering 27% of the area.

DSL internet from Kaptel 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 Kaptel start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $43.99.

Kaptel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lafayette, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Kaptel offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 70506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette'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 70506 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 70506 and the greater Lafayette area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lafayette at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lafayette at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 70506 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Lafayette may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Lafayette cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 70506 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 70506 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.491% of households in 70506. The next fastest internet provider in the 70506 ZIP code is Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 74% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 70506 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $43.99.

Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 70506 ZIP code, covering 74% of the city. Kaptel also offers fiber internet in 70506 and is available to 27% of households.

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