Internet Service Providers in Arabi, Louisiana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Arabi, LA
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 5.5 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.08%

Internet Access in Arabi, Louisiana

The average person in the Arabi area has 2.99 ISPs to choose from. This is normal for the US, since most companies that provide Internet have their roots as cable TV or phone providers, and most addresses have long been equipped for one of each.

AT&T Internet as well as Cox Communications can also provide coverage in Arabi, often competing for the same customers.

DSL and cable are the primary broadband network technologies in the Arabi area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Cable speed is usually stronger and more consistent, but overall performance found with either type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in that neighborhood.

The plans listed here are manually collected by our data science and research team.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common overall. They offer coverage for near one hundred percent of Arabi residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage for close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 megabits per second is sufficient for streaming SD video to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive services like video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore the coverage map below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Arabi, Louisiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Arabi, Louisiana

  • AT&T Internet - 99.9% Availability in Arabi - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Cox - 97.9% Availability in Arabi - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Arabi - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Arabi - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Arabi

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Arabi is the 263rd most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Meraux, but behind Harvey, Gretna, Belle Chasse, and Chalmette.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 81 people in St. Bernard Parish don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 100% of Arabi residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In St. Bernard Parish, approximately 81 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps Among Arabi Broadband Providers

Many Internet companies have decided to add "data caps" onto their residential broadband plans as of late. This trend holds true in the Arabi market, with ISPs such as Cox adding capped plans. It's not a large concern for the majority of customers, but is liable to affect users who share the service with family or "power users" who stream a large amount of high-def video. Caps for cable packages tend to be about one Terabyte, which is more than 99 percent of customers use. Potential Cox Communications customers are advised to verify data use policies before signing a contract. Do not assume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Arabi

Provider Type Coverage Speed
NOLA Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 150 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
Cox Communications Cable 97.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
NOLA Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 150 Mbps
Cox Business Cable 47.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 12.4%+ 940 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 0.6%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Arabi to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Arabi 5.5 Mbps 6 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +343.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +101.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +94.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +106.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +109.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )