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Internet providers in 71201

Find internet providers serving the 71201 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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71201 internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.775%
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL72%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable99%
TEC $49.95 4 - 24 MbpsDSL49%
TEC $49.95 4 - 25 MbpsWired12%
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71201 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 71201 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 71201 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.800% of those living in the 71201 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 71201 area, and 94.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 71201, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 71201

The largest internet providers serving the 71201 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and TEC bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 71201 ZIP code, covering 72% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Monroe’s third most-available internet provider, TEC, offers DSL to around 49% of residents in the 71201 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 71201 ZIP code, covering 72% 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 Monroe, $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 Monroe, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 71201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 71201 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 71201 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 71201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 251 Mbps.

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TEC DSL internet

Provider

TEC

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

49%

DSL from TEC offers broadband to about half of households in the 71201 ZIP code, covering 49% of the area.

DSL internet from TEC 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 TEC start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

TEC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TEC offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 71201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 71201 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 71201 and the greater Monroe area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Monroe at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Monroe at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 71201 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 71201 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 71201 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.775% of households in 71201. The next fastest internet provider in the 71201 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 71201 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 71201 ZIP code, covering 2.775% of the city. Hunt Telecom also offers fiber internet in 71201 and is available to 0.022% of households.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.