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Internet Service in Louisiana

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Louisiana

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Louisiana Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
75.0%
75.0% TERRESTRIAL BROADBAND COVERAGE
56.4%
56.4% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

53.7

33rd

BROADBAND SPEEDS

89.3%

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

86.9%

of Louisianians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

25.0%

of Louisianians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

94.3%

of Louisianians have access to wireline service.

19.9%

of Louisianians have access to fiber-optic service.

86.6%

of Louisianians have access to cable service.

85.7%

of Louisianians have access to DSL service.

Coverage by County in Louisiana

County Name% Broadband Coverage
Acadia72.9%
Allen27.3%
Ascension99.9%
Assumption99.0%
Avoyelles26.2%
Beauregard51.0%
Bienville28.1%
Bossier93.1%
Caddo96.7%
Calcasieu92.7%
Caldwell55.9%
Cameron14.0%
Catahoula1.1%
Claiborne59.1%
Concordia67.5%
De Soto69.9%
East Baton Rouge98.5%
East Carroll70.4%
East Feliciana61.5%
Evangeline47.5%
Franklin56.3%
Grant37.5%
Iberia96.8%
Iberville88.4%
Jackson62.3%
Jefferson98.8%
Jefferson Davis77.7%
Lafayette98.8%
Lafourche90.5%
La Salle2.7%
Lincoln86.6%
Livingston98.8%
Madison68.3%
Morehouse92.3%
Natchitoches70.8%
Orleans98.1%
Ouachita97.7%
Plaquemines85.0%
Pointe Coupee67.6%
Rapides87.3%
Red River67.7%
Richland46.9%
Sabine27.8%
St. Bernard99.6%
St. Charles98.4%
St. Helena29.3%
St. James99.8%
St. John the Baptist100.0%
St. Landry85.0%
St. Martin95.4%
St. Mary93.6%
St. Tammany99.3%
Tangipahoa89.8%
Tensas0.0%
Terrebonne99.9%
Union40.4%
Vermilion96.5%
Vernon74.8%
Washington68.9%
Webster79.5%
West Baton Rouge94.7%
West Carroll45.4%
West Feliciana84.5%
Winn51.3%

Top 5 Fastest cities in Louisiana

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Turkey Creek225.8 MBPS9 Providers
2.Scott193.2 MBPS14 Providers
3.Zachary125.9 MBPS16 Providers
4.Chalmette119.3 MBPS10 Providers
5.Loranger119.1 MBPS10 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Louisiana

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Cox Communications71.2 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast62.1 MBPS
AT&T Internet59.2 MBPS
Charter Spectrum57.7 MBPS
Suddenlink Communications56.9 MBPS

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 93.6% of Louisianians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 126 internet providers in Louisiana.
  • There are 404,000 people in Louisiana without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 439,000 people in Louisiana that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 262,000 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
Abbeville98.2%13 providers
Abita Springs96.4%10 providers
Albany99.9%10 providers
Alexandria96.9%16 providers
Amite77.2%14 providers
Anacoco58.2%9 providers
Angie63.2%8 providers
Arcadia74.6%9 providers
Arnaudville76.4%16 providers
Baker99.8%12 providers
Ball100.0%8 providers
Basile28.1%12 providers
Bastrop94.3%9 providers
Baton Rouge98.5%20 providers
Belle Chasse99.0%13 providers
Belle Rose98.2%13 providers
Benton83.7%11 providers
Berwick100.0%10 providers
Bogalusa89.8%9 providers
Bossier City99.6%18 providers
Bourg100.0%12 providers
Boyce85.4%9 providers
Breaux Bridge98.2%12 providers
Broussard98.0%15 providers
Brusly99.5%11 providers
Bunkie78.7%11 providers
Bush99.4%10 providers
Calhoun91.4%13 providers
Carencro99.8%16 providers
Chalmette99.8%10 providers
Chauvin100.0%11 providers
Church Point76.0%12 providers
Clinton71.9%8 providers
Colfax0.0%8 providers
Columbia59.0%9 providers
Cottonport3.9%8 providers
Coushatta75.7%11 providers
Covington99.8%14 providers
Crowley85.1%13 providers
Cut Off61.3%10 providers
Delhi53.5%8 providers
Denham Springs98.2%18 providers
Dequincy89.0%10 providers
Deridder60.5%12 providers
Des Allemands95.6%10 providers
Destrehan99.7%12 providers
Deville90.5%8 providers
Donaldsonville99.8%11 providers
Downsville23.1%9 providers
Dry Prong42.6%8 providers
Dubach62.0%9 providers
Duson96.0%12 providers
Erath96.0%14 providers
Eunice90.7%11 providers
Farmerville67.7%11 providers
Ferriday76.5%8 providers
Folsom91.3%12 providers
Fort Polk93.3%10 providers
Franklin94.5%9 providers
Franklinton59.9%12 providers
Galliano84.4%9 providers
Geismar99.1%9 providers
Glenmora21.5%9 providers
Gonzales100.0%14 providers
Grambling96.6%8 providers
Gramercy100.0%12 providers
Gray100.0%15 providers
Grayson49.9%9 providers
Greensburg23.0%6 providers
Greenwell Springs99.0%13 providers
Gretna98.1%14 providers
Hahnville88.9%9 providers
Hammond99.9%15 providers
Harvey99.9%14 providers
Haughton91.7%11 providers
Haynesville70.9%8 providers
Holden95.1%12 providers
Homer69.1%9 providers
Houma99.9%18 providers
Independence99.5%11 providers
Iota64.1%13 providers
Iowa70.6%13 providers
Jackson88.7%10 providers
Jeanerette81.5%14 providers
Jena1.5%8 providers
Jennings87.7%15 providers
Jonesboro68.9%7 providers
Jonesville1.5%9 providers
Kaplan97.3%13 providers
Keithville87.3%10 providers
Kenner97.4%16 providers
Kentwood0.5%10 providers
Kinder47.4%10 providers
La Place100.0%14 providers
Lacombe98.3%10 providers
Lafayette99.4%21 providers
Lake Arthur85.5%16 providers
Lake Charles95.8%19 providers
Lake Providence80.8%7 providers
Larose59.8%10 providers
Leesville79.6%10 providers
Livingston100.0%15 providers
Lockport93.9%11 providers
Loranger90.0%10 providers
Luling99.9%10 providers
Madisonville98.8%12 providers
Mamou46.6%10 providers
Mandeville99.9%14 providers
Mansfield79.7%12 providers
Mansura58.0%11 providers
Many53.3%9 providers
Marksville0.9%11 providers
Marrero99.0%16 providers
Maurice96.0%12 providers
Meraux99.7%9 providers
Metairie99.5%17 providers
Minden86.2%9 providers
Monroe98.4%14 providers
Montegut99.0%10 providers
Morgan City99.8%13 providers
Napoleonville97.9%11 providers
Natchitoches94.0%11 providers
New Iberia97.2%15 providers
New Orleans98.2%23 providers
New Roads99.8%12 providers
Oak Grove48.7%7 providers
Oakdale0.9%12 providers
Opelousas96.7%14 providers
Patterson99.8%14 providers
Paulina100.0%10 providers
Pearl River99.2%12 providers
Pierre Part99.7%11 providers
Pineville97.0%13 providers
Pitkin0.6%9 providers
Plain Dealing44.3%7 providers
Plaquemine99.2%13 providers
Pollock74.3%9 providers
Ponchatoula99.9%12 providers
Port Allen92.6%13 providers
Port Barre77.6%11 providers
Prairieville100.0%11 providers
Raceland97.4%14 providers
Ragley58.6%12 providers
Rayne76.3%11 providers
Rayville48.9%9 providers
Reserve100.0%10 providers
Ruston93.7%9 providers
Saint Amant99.9%10 providers
Saint Bernard98.9%9 providers
Saint Francisville89.7%8 providers
Saint Gabriel69.4%10 providers
Saint Martinville95.0%13 providers
Saint Rose100.0%13 providers
Schriever99.7%14 providers
Scott90.3%14 providers
Shreveport99.0%19 providers
Slaughter89.8%11 providers
Slidell99.9%17 providers
Springfield96.9%12 providers
Springhill97.5%6 providers
Stonewall98.4%9 providers
Sulphur83.9%17 providers
Sunset85.4%14 providers
Tallulah74.6%10 providers
Thibodaux100.0%15 providers
Tickfaw100.0%10 providers
Vacherie100.0%12 providers
Vidalia88.7%11 providers
Ville Platte54.2%10 providers
Vinton80.6%14 providers
Violet99.6%10 providers
Vivian88.2%8 providers
Walker98.8%15 providers
Welsh73.4%12 providers
West Monroe98.5%12 providers
Westlake98.7%13 providers
Westwego99.9%10 providers
White Castle94.1%11 providers
Winnfield68.9%8 providers
Winnsboro65.3%9 providers
Youngsville99.1%13 providers
Zachary97.9%16 providers
Zwolle0.0%10 providers
Last Updated on 2/6/2020.