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Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana

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Residential Internet Providers in Benton

  • 73.5%

    100 Mbps

    (855) 336-6372

    IPBB

    • Pricing begins around $49.99.
    • Internet services from AT&T Internet in Benton do not include data caps.
    • AT&T Internet is currently available for 73.47% of the population in Benton.
  • 62.2%

    1,000 Mbps

    (844) 769-2814

    Cable

    • Monthly pricing for Suddenlink plans ranges from $34.99–74.99.
    • 62.16% of residents can access Suddenlink internet.
    • Suddenlink provides 4 internet packages locally.
  • 32.1%

    1,000 Mbps

    (855) 336-6372

    Fiber

    • AT&T Fiber provides fiber service.
    • AT&T Fiber does not place limits on data usage.
    • Only 32.14% of Benton residents have AT&T Fiber internet coverage.
  • 7.3%

    80 Mbps

    (866) 807-6441

    DSL

    • CenturyLink offers limited availability.
    • CenturyLink provides DSL packages.
    • 11.17 Mbps is the average speed of CenturyLink service in Benton.
  • 73.5%

    100 Mbps

    (866) 877-0413

    DSL

    • No data caps are in place in Benton currently.
    • DSL is the main service provided by EarthLink.
    • EarthLink provides strong network availability in the area.
  • 32.1%

    1,000 Mbps

    (866) 877-0413

    Fiber

    • Fiber internet is the main option from EarthLink.
    • Monthly pricing for EarthLink plans ranges from $49.95–99.95/month.
    • No data caps are in place in Benton currently.
  • 100.0%

    100 Mbps

    (855) 414-1685

    Satellite

    • Viasat provides high-speed satellite plans in the area.
    • Viasat offers unlimited data use.
    • Viasat receives a two star rating from existing customer reviews.
  • 100.0%

    25 Mbps

    (877) 203-1538

    Satellite

    • HughesNet earns a one and a half-star rating.
    • HughesNet allows users to use unlimited data.
    • HughesNet offers high-speed satellite plans in Benton.
  • 15.5%

    6 Mbps

    (318) 908-1000

    Fixed Wireless

    • Plans range from $70–200.
    • Bluebird is a fixed wireless internet company.

Business Internet Providers in Benton

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  • 100.0%

    80 Mbps

    (888) 492-3705

    DSL

    • CenturyLink Business offers 2 different internet packages to choose from.
    • DSL dominates CenturyLink Business's service packages in Benton.
    • In In Benton, the average CenturyLink Business download speed is 11.17 Mbps.
  • 79.7%

    100 Mbps

    (877) 761-8590

    IPBB

    • IPBB plans are offered by AT&T in Benton.
    • Business plans have a base price of $50/month.
    • AT&T shows a 90th percentile average speed of 222.97 Mbps in the area.
  • 42.3%

    1,000 Mbps

    (877) 761-8590

    Fiber

    • In Benton, AT&T offers fiber service options.
    • AT&T business internet packages start at $50/month.
  • 30.3%

    1,000 Mbps

    (855) 650-9352

    Cable

    • Benton businesses commonly make use of fiber-based cable service from Suddenlink Business.
    • Suddenlink Business pricing runs around $89.95.

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Enterprise Providers

  • 42.3%

    1,000 Mbps

    Fiber

    AT&T provides fiber service to 42.33% of the area. Their current rating is two and a half stars.

  • 0.9%

    1,000 Mbps

    Fiber

    Suddenlink Business provides 0.94% of Benton with fiber service.

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Mobile Internet Providers in Benton

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (844) 898-5296

    Mobile Broadband

    • AT&T Wireless's star rating is three stars.
    • Plans run from $50–70.
    • AT&T Wireless has robust LTE coverage for Benton.
  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 922-0204

    Mobile Broadband

    • Verizon Wireless packages start at $60.
    • Some plans may be subject to data allowances.
    • Verizon Wireless's star rating is three and a half stars.
  • 99.9%

    6 Mbps

    (844) 307-7340

    Mobile Broadband

    • Sprint's star rating is three stars.
    • Confirm data allowances with provider when signing up.
    • The majority of Benton can get the Sprint network.
  • 76.3%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 866-2453

    Mobile Broadband

    • T-Mobile subscribers give them a three and a half-star rating.
    • T-Mobile offers strong service for Benton.
    • Packages can be subject to data allowances.

Internet Access in Benton, Louisiana

Benton features two major Internet service options to understand — cable (62.16% availability) and DSL (79.76% 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 EarthLink also have Internet service in Benton, with overlap in some neighborhoods.

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

22.63 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 (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest providers in Benton so far as coverage area. The more common companies frequently overlap around Benton.

Below are the Benton internet providers with the greatest coverage.

Internet Providers in BentonType Of InternetCoverage Availability
AT&T InternetIPBB and FiberIPBB: 73.5%
Fiber: 32.1%
EarthLinkDSL and FiberDSL: 73.5%
Fiber: 32.1%
Suddenlink CommunicationsCable62.2%
Bluebird Broadband ServicesFixed Wireless15.5%
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)Satellite100%
HughesNetSatellite100%
22.6% of consumers in Benton

2,000 People

Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Benton, Louisiana

ProviderSpeedTypeTime to Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet1,000 MbpsDSL and Fiber8s
Suddenlink Communications1,000 MbpsCable8s
EarthLink1,000 MbpsDSL and Fiber8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)100 MbpsSatellite1m 21s
CenturyLink80 MbpsDSL1m 42s
HughesNet25 MbpsSatellite5m 27s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Benton, Louisiana

  • AT&T Internet - 73.5% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - 73.5% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - 62.2% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 7.3% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Benton

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Download Speeds in Benton

Fastest Zip Codes in Benton

71006

  • #1 (0)
  • 335.45 Mbps ↑ (+4.57)
  • 698 Tests ↑ (+311)

Publicly Funded Internet Access in Benton

We've found one location that offers publicly funded internet access points in Benton. These locations may offer computer literacy and other various tech services. Before visiting make sure to contact the location ahead of time to find their schedule and services.

  • Benton
    115 Courthouse Drive
    Benton, LA 71006

Benton is the 90th most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Oil City, Mooringsport, Barksdale Afb, and Plain Dealing, but behind Bossier City.

Approximately 6,000 people in Bossier Parish don't have access to any wired internet.

Fiber Availability: 32% of people living in Benton have residential fiber service available to them.

Approximately 77% of Benton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

As of this month, 71006 Is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Benton.

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

Data Caps and Video Streaming in Benton

Data from our researchers shows that some of the popular providers currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Benton

ProviderTypeCoverageSpeed
AT&T InternetDSL and Fiber73.5%+1,000 Mbps
EarthLinkDSL and Fiber73.5%+1,000 Mbps
Suddenlink CommunicationsCable62.2%+1,000 Mbps
Bluebird Broadband ServicesFixed Wireless15.5%+6 Mbps
CenturyLinkDSL7.3%+80 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)Satellite100%100 Mbps
HughesNetSatellite100%25 Mbps
AT&TDSL and Fiber79.7%+1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink BusinessDSL100%80 Mbps
Suddenlink BusinessCable and Fiber30.3%+1,000 Mbps

Compare Benton to the 5 largest cities in the US

CityAverage Download SpeedNumber of ProvidersAverage Cost per Mbps
Benton25.4 Mbps9$0.58
New York154.5 Mbps (+129.1 Mbps)15 (+6)$0.36 (-$0.22)
Los Angeles76.0 Mbps (+50.7 Mbps)17 (+8)$0.38 (-$0.20)
Chicago69.7 Mbps (+44.3 Mbps)18 (+9)$0.34 (-$0.24)
Houston73.4 Mbps (+48.0 Mbps)24 (+15)$0.34 (-$0.24)
Philadelphia73.3 Mbps (+48.0 Mbps)9 (+0)$0.54 (-$0.04)
Last Updated on 5/30/2020.