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

Top Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    74.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    74.7% Available
  • 2. Suddenlink
    62.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    62.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    39.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    39.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. CenturyLink
    7.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    7.3% Available
  • 7. 7. Bluebird
    13.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    13.3% Available
  • 1. CenturyLink Business
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. AT&T
    52.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    52.9% Available
  • 3. AT&T
    95.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    95.2% Available
  • 4. Suddenlink Business
    31.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    31.6% Available
  • 6. Suddenlink Business
    0.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.9% Available
  • 7. CenturyLink Business
    0.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0.3% Available
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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.

The plans displayed on this page are collected manually through our data team.

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%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Benton is the 54th most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Bossier City, Oil City, Mooringsport, Barksdale Afb, and Plain Dealing.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Bossier Parish don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 36% of people living in Benton have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 70% of Benton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Bossier Parish, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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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 )