Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana
Residential Internet Statistics for Benton, LA
|Internet Service Providers:||5|
|Plans Start From:||$44.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Benton, Louisiana
Benton features two major Internet service options to understand — cable (62.79% availability) and DSL (80.92% availability). Coaxial cable Internet service is generally provided by TV corporations using their pre-existing coaxial TV lines strung up on utility poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet is delivered over twisted copper phone wires. The vast majority of Benton neighborhoods and blocks have access to coaxial cable and/or DSL service from two or more Internet companies.
AT&T Internet as well as Suddenlink Communications also have Internet service in Benton, although speed test data suggests that real-world performance from AT&T Internet may be more robust.
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30.24 percent of Benton is still left with only one or zero choices for broadband-quality Internet services. Accounting for all census blocks within city limits, the average Internet user can find 2 providers to choose from. Areas with more choices will get reduced pricing as companies will upgrade their services to earn customers.
According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest providers in Benton so far as coverage area. The more common companies frequently overlap around Benton.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Benton, Louisiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||1s||74.7%|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||62.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||7.3%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||39.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
30.2% of consumers in Benton3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Benton
Compare Benton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Benton||28.4 Mbps||10||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +553.3 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +144.4 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +171.3 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +173.8 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +168.1 Mbps )||10||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|