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Internet providers in 71082

Find internet providers serving the 71082 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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71082 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Bluebird Broadband Services $69.95 12 - 2 MbpsWireless12%
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71082 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 71082 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 71082 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Vivian, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 71082 area. Among four internet providers in 71082, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 71082

The largest internet providers serving the 71082 ZIP code are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 71082 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Vivian’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 71082 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 71082 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Vivian, $56.23.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vivian, $3.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 71082 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Vivian's providers, 35 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 71082 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 71082 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Vivian, $56.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vivian, $3.31.

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 71082 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Vivian's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 71082 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 71082 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Vivian, $56.23.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vivian, $3.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 71082 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Vivian's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 71082 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 71082 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 71082. The next fastest internet provider in the 71082 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in the 71082 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Vivian, $56.23.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.