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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL67%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable81%
Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation - -DSL31%
Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation - -Fiber-optic21%
Ben Lomand - -DSL4.955%
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38506 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 38506 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Tennessee - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 38506 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in the 38506 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 38506 area, and 80.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 38506, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 38506

The largest internet providers serving the 38506 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 38506 ZIP code, covering 67% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 81% of the area. Cookeville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 38506 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

67%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to most households in the 38506 ZIP code, covering 67% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cookeville, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cookeville, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 38506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cookeville's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 38506 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 38506 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cookeville, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cookeville, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 38506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cookeville's providers, 94 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 38506 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 38506 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Cookeville, $45.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cookeville, $1.76.

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 38506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cookeville's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 38506 frequently asked questions

Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation is the fastest internet provider in the 38506 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 21% of households in 38506. The next fastest internet provider in the 38506 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 38506 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cookeville, $45.74.

Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 38506 ZIP code, covering 21% of the city.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.