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Internet providers in 38242

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38242 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL79%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable91%
Electronic Communication Systems - -DSL100%
Ardmore Telephone Company $54.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.236%
Bay Springs Telephone Company - -DSL1.086%
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38242 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 38242 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 38242 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.930% of those living in the 38242 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 38242 area, and 96.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 38242, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 38242

The largest internet providers serving the 38242 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 38242 ZIP code, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 91% of the area. Paris’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 38242 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

79%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 38242 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 Paris, $47.99.

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 Paris, $0.94.

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 38242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Paris's providers, 282 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

91%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 38242 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 38242 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 Paris, $47.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Paris, $0.94.

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 38242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Paris's providers, 282 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 38242 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 38242 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 Paris, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Paris, $0.94.

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 38242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Paris's providers, 282 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 38242 frequently asked questions

Ardmore Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in the 38242 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.236% of households in 38242. The next fastest internet provider in the 38242 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 91% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 38242 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Paris, $47.99.

Ardmore Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 38242 ZIP code, covering 4.236% of the city.

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.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.