Internet Service in Louisiana

Louisiana is another state that is not represented well in terms of Internet accessibility. In Louisiana, 99.3% of the population can get Internet speeds of up to 10 Mbps via wired or wireless Internet. Despite the fact that availability is so high, there is still 33.7% of the population that has no Internet service.

Louisiana residents can choose from a variety of service types: 85% of the population has DSL available to them, 83.6% have cable Internet available, 100% have wireless Internet available, but less than 10% have fiber Internet access. Only 26% of the population has 3 or more ISPs serving their location.

1.10%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

30.40%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

21.30%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

30 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

6.80%

Population with no wired internet access available.

93.20%

Population with wired internet access available.

19.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

22

Average broadband score for Louisiana

Broadband in Louisiana

Largest Cities in LouisianaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Abbeville, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps85 Mbps / 65 Mbps40
Alexandria, LA141 Gbps / 1 Gbps153 Mbps / 104 Mbps53
Baker, LA13200 Mbps / 50 Mbps28 Mbps / 7 Mbps37
Bastrop, LA111 Gbps / 1 Gbps89 Mbps / 73 Mbps52
Baton Rouge, LA181 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 61 Mbps43
Belle Chasse, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps88 Mbps / 66 Mbps32
Bogalusa, LA12100 Mbps / 11 Mbps9 Mbps / 2 Mbps19
Bossier City, LA142 Gbps / 1 Gbps161 Mbps / 101 Mbps47
Broussard, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps147 Mbps / 128 Mbps66
Chalmette, LA131 Gbps / 1 Gbps102 Mbps / 80 Mbps28
Covington, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps82 Mbps / 70 Mbps29
Crowley, LA16200 Mbps / 20 Mbps20 Mbps / 3 Mbps30
Denham Springs, LA141 Gbps / 1 Gbps95 Mbps / 75 Mbps26
Destrehan, LA91 Gbps / 1 Gbps147 Mbps / 116 Mbps28
Eunice, LA15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps28
Gonzales, LA91 Gbps / 1 Gbps199 Mbps / 172 Mbps61
Gretna, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps89 Mbps / 71 Mbps30
Hammond, LA181 Gbps / 1 Gbps71 Mbps / 60 Mbps30
Harvey, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps89 Mbps / 71 Mbps30
Houma, LA172 Gbps / 1 Gbps83 Mbps / 62 Mbps34
Jennings, LA13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps19 Mbps / 3 Mbps33
Kenner, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 71 Mbps30
Lacombe, LA9100 Mbps / 11 Mbps22 Mbps / 3 Mbps24
Lafayette, LA222 Gbps / 1 Gbps114 Mbps / 94 Mbps70
Lake Charles, LA171 Gbps / 1 Gbps128 Mbps / 87 Mbps54
Luling, LA101 Gbps / 1 Gbps132 Mbps / 104 Mbps27
Mandeville, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps78 Mbps / 64 Mbps30
Marrero, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 71 Mbps30
Metairie, LA201 Gbps / 1 Gbps69 Mbps / 54 Mbps34
Minden, LA141 Gbps / 1 Gbps103 Mbps / 91 Mbps32
Monroe, LA152 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 70 Mbps28
Morgan City, LA11200 Mbps / 50 Mbps34 Mbps / 6 Mbps38
Natchitoches, LA131 Gbps / 1 Gbps36 Mbps / 22 Mbps36
New Iberia, LA18200 Mbps / 20 Mbps21 Mbps / 3 Mbps43
New Orleans, LA221 Gbps / 1 Gbps61 Mbps / 49 Mbps37
Opelousas, LA131 Gbps / 1 Gbps94 Mbps / 79 Mbps33
Pineville, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps143 Mbps / 99 Mbps47
Prairieville, LA121 Gbps / 1 Gbps67 Mbps / 47 Mbps61
Raceland, LA11100 Mbps / 11 Mbps20 Mbps / 3 Mbps23
Reserve, LA122 Gbps / 20 Mbps27 Mbps / 4 Mbps26
Ruston, LA131 Gbps / 1 Gbps121 Mbps / 109 Mbps43
Scott, LA181 Gbps / 1 Gbps132 Mbps / 114 Mbps64
Shreveport, LA172 Gbps / 1 Gbps80 Mbps / 62 Mbps32
Slidell, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 64 Mbps25
Sulphur, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 25 Mbps60
Thibodaux, LA181 Gbps / 1 Gbps72 Mbps / 58 Mbps32
West Monroe, LA142 Gbps / 1 Gbps88 Mbps / 74 Mbps24
Westwego, LA151 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 71 Mbps30
Youngsville, LA161 Gbps / 1 Gbps148 Mbps / 129 Mbps68
Zachary, LA121 Gbps / 1 Gbps116 Mbps / 92 Mbps39
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Louisiana
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
AT&T20 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Cox212 Mbps
Harbor Communications20 Mbps
Suddenlink418 Mbps
Spectrum136 Mbps
CSS Communications10 Mbps
Xfinity150 Mbps