Internet providers in 71457

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71457 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL71%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
CP-TEL $66.99 5 - 20 MbpsFiber-optic38%
CP-TEL $66.99 5 - 2 MbpsDSL30%
Hunt Telecommunications - -DSL1.047%
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71457 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 71457 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 71457 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 92% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 78% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in the 71457 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 71457 area, and 77.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 71457, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 71457

The largest internet providers serving the 71457 ZIP code are AT&T, Suddenlink, and CP-TEL bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 71457 ZIP code, covering 71% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 92% of the area. Natchitoches’s third most-available internet provider, CP-TEL, offers fiber-optic to around 38% of residents in the 71457 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

71%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 71457 ZIP code, covering 71% 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 Natchitoches, $51.16.

AT&T 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 Natchitoches, $1.83.

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 71457 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Natchitoches's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 71457 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 71457 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Natchitoches, $51.16.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Natchitoches, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 71457 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Natchitoches's providers, 189 Mbps.

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CP-TEL fiber-optic internet

Provider

CP-TEL

Starting price*
$66.99/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

38%

Fiber-optic from CP-TEL offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 71457 ZIP code, covering 38% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CP-TEL is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 71457 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CP-TEL start at $66.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Natchitoches, $51.16.

CP-TEL customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $13.40 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Natchitoches, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CP-TEL offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 71457 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Natchitoches's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 71457 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 71457 and the greater Natchitoches area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Natchitoches at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Natchitoches at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 71457 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 Natchitoches 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 Natchitoches cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 71457 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 71457 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 71457. The next fastest internet provider in the 71457 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 71% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 71457 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Natchitoches, $51.16.

CP-TEL is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 71457 ZIP code, covering 38% of the city.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.