Internet Service in Louisiana

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BROADBAND IN Louisiana

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Louisiana Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
82%
82% BROADBAND COVERAGE
24%
24% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

30.1

37th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

83.7%

of Louisianians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

79.3%

of Louisianians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

13.7%

of Louisianians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

92.8%

of Louisianians have access to wireline service.

9.4%

of Louisianians have access to fiber-optic service.

83.6%

of Louisianians have access to cable service.

82.7%

of Louisianians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Louisianians have access to mobile broadband service.

25.0%

of Louisianians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest Cities In Louisiana

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1.
Madisonville
52.1 MBPS
52.1">%
2.
47.3">%
3.
Carencro
46.5 MBPS
46.5">%
4.
Crowley
41.2 MBPS
41.2">%
5.
Natchitoches
38.2 MBPS
38.2">%

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Louisiana Broadband Initiative has been awarded $6,649,679 in federal grants for Louisiana's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $89,759,799, accounting for 2.6% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Louisiana.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 86.6% to 88.2% of Louisianians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 110 broadband providers in Louisiana.
  • There are 748,000 people in Louisiana without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 779,000 people in Louisiana that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 332,000 people in Louisiana don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Louisiana CITIES

Average speed over time
Alexandria93.8%18 providers
Baton Rouge97.8%27 providers
Bossier City96.3%21 providers
Covington97.2%20 providers
Denham Springs96.9%22 providers
Gonzales99.1%15 providers
Gretna96.4%18 providers
Hammond99.7%25 providers
Harvey99.6%20 providers
Houma99.5%23 providers
Kenner96.8%22 providers
La Place99.3%17 providers
Lafayette97.7%27 providers
Lake Charles91.8%24 providers
Mandeville99.8%17 providers
Marrero98.6%23 providers
Metairie99.2%29 providers
Monroe95.9%16 providers
New Iberia80.7%20 providers
New Orleans95.5%32 providers
Opelousas93.9%17 providers
Pineville88.2%11 providers
Prairieville100.0%13 providers
Ruston80.6%11 providers
Shreveport96.5%23 providers
Slidell99.8%24 providers
Sulphur80.9%18 providers
Thibodaux99.8%17 providers
West Monroe96.0%13 providers
Westwego99.4%16 providers
Last Updated on 7/11/2017.

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