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Internet providers in 71254

Find internet providers serving the 71254 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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71254 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
Hunt Telecommunications - -DSL4.460%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Hunt Telecommunications - -Wireless2.300%
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71254 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 71254 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 71254 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lake Providence, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 71254 area, and 4.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 71254, prices start at $55 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lake Providence

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 16 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Viasat 7 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 71254

The largest internet providers serving the 71254 ZIP code are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 71254 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Lake Providence’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 71254 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

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 71254 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Providence, $3.96.

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 71254 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Providence's providers, 18 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 71254 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 71254 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Providence, $3.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 71254 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake Providence's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 71254 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 71254 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Providence, $3.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 71254 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Providence's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 71254 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 71254 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 71254. The next fastest internet provider in the 71254 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 71254 ZIP with service starting at $55/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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