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Internet providers in 70605

Find internet providers serving the 70605 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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70605 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Kaplan Telephone Co. $50.00 100 - 100 MbpsDSL3.330%
Kaplan Telephone Co. $50.00 100 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic3.330%
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70605 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 70605 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 70605 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in the 70605 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 70605 area, and 95.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 70605, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lake Charles

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 222 Mbps 188 Mbps DSL
Optimum 148 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 70605

The largest internet providers serving the 70605 ZIP code are AT&T and Optimum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 70605 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 11% of the area. Lake Charles’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 70605 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

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 70605 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Lake Charles, $56.00.

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 Lake Charles, $0.43.

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 70605 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Charles's providers, 430 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

11%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 70605 ZIP code, covering 11% 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 70605 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 Lake Charles, $56.00.

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 Lake Charles, $0.43.

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 70605 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Charles's providers, 430 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

99%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in the 70605 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 70605 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 Lake Charles, $56.00.

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 Lake Charles, $0.43.

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 70605 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Charles's providers, 430 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 70605 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 70605 and the greater Lake Charles area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lake Charles at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lake Charles at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 70605 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 Lake Charles may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Lake Charles cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 70605 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 70605 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 70605. The next fastest internet provider in the 70605 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 70605 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Charles, $56.00.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 70605 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city. Kaplan Telephone Co. also offers fiber internet in 70605 and is available to 3.330% of households.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.