Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana

Most Popular Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    77.1% Available
    77.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 25-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Suddenlink
    52.7% Available
    52.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $143.99
    Deal
    There are 13 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. CenturyLink
    7.3% Available
    7.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 6. Bluebird
    12.5% Available
    12.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
  • 1. 1. AT&T
    52.9% Available
    52.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
    View AT&T Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 2. 2. AT&T
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation fee applies.
    • Price Range: $70 - $70
  • 3. 3. Suddenlink Business
    16.6% Available
    16.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $104.9 - $419.9
  • 4. 4. AT&T
    52.9% Available
    52.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
    View AT&T Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Benton, Louisiana

Benton features two major Internet service options to understand — cable (52.68% availability) and DSL (84.46% 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.

36.96 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 2-3 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.

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Benton, Louisiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 52.7%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 8s 77.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 7.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Benton

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Benton is the 65th most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Oil City, Mooringsport, Barksdale Afb, and Plain Dealing, but behind Bossier City.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Bossier 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.

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

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

Approximately 63% of Benton 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.

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

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Bossier Parish, approximately 11,000 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 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.

Compare Benton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Benton 25.8 Mbps 8 $0.42 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +508.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +123 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +134.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +143.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +136.3 Mbps ) 8 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )