Middle of the Road
Getting internet in Lake Charles, LA is a mixed bag. With a score of 47 you probably are not going to be streaming 4k video, but at least you can stream high definition. A Middle of the Road score places you in an area with average speeds, access, pricing, and feedback.
Lake Charles, LA is located within Calcasieu county.
Exede offers internet via Satellite.
HughesNet offers internet via Satellite.
T-Mobile offers internet via Mobile.
Vyve Broadband offers internet via Fiber.
47,659 of the residents of Lake Charles have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).
Lake Charles is ranked #7 for the most connected city in Louisiana, based on percentage population connectivity.
Lake Charles is ranked #542 for the most connected city in the United States, based on percentage population connectivity.
About 66.27% of Lake Charles is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 24,262 people with NO Internet access in Lake Charles, LA.
The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Lake Charles, LA is 5 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 5 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 2 Mbps in Lake Charles.
The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Lake Charles, LA is 1 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Lake Charles is 1 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.
There is 1 power local station available in Lake Charles.
Lake Charles is in the Lake Charles Demographic Market Area (DMA), which is the 174 largest media market in the U.S.
55% of the TV viewers in the Lake Charles area use cable for some of their viewing. 35% of the TV viewers in the Lake Charles are Satellite TV subscribers. An estimated 7,494 people (or about 10% of the population of Lake Charles) receive their TV programming Over-The-Air (using an antenna) or receive no TV programming.
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