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Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Benton, LA
Wired Internet Providers 4
Average Speed Test Result 25.59 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 15.05%

All Residential Internet Providers in Benton, Louisiana

1. AT&T Internet - 66.7% Available in Benton
IPBB Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$35 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 910-0548
2. Suddenlink - 58.8% Available in Benton
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$40 per month

Plans:

13

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 914-3749
3. AT&T Fiber - 34.8% Available in Benton
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$35 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 910-0548
4. AT&T - 31.6% Available in Benton
Fixed Wireless Internet

Speeds up to:

25mbps

Pricing starts at:

$45 per month

Plans:

1

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 910-0548
5. CenturyLink - 7.3% Available in Benton
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

60mbps

Pricing starts at:

$49 per month

Plans:

1

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 913-4257
6. Viasat - 100.0% Available in Benton
Satellite Internet

Speeds up to:

100mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 912-2812
7. HughesNet - 100.0% Available in Benton
Satellite Internet

Speeds up to:

25mbps

Pricing starts at:

$59.99 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 902-3107
8. Bluebird - 16.5% Available in Benton
Fixed Wireless Internet

Speeds up to:

100mbps

Pricing starts at:

$69.95 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(318) 908-1000

Business Internet Providers in Benton

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1. CenturyLink Business - 100.0% Available in Benton
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

60mbps

Pricing starts at:

$49 per month

Plans:

1

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 908-2560
2. AT&T - 100.0% Available in Benton
Fixed Wireless Internet

Speeds up to:

25mbps

Pricing starts at:

$70 per month

Plans:

1

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 929-4570
3. AT&T - 47.1% Available in Benton
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

1

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 929-4570
4. Suddenlink Business - 25.1% Available in Benton
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$79.95 per month

Plans:

5

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 914-3749

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Enterprise Providers

1. AT&T - 47.1% Available in Benton
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 929-4570
1. Suddenlink Business - 0.9% Available in Benton
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

0

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 914-3749

1 business internet provider is hidden due to low coverage in Benton. Show all providers

Mobile Internet Providers in Benton

1. AT&T Wireless - 100.0% Available in Benton
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

2

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 898-5296
2. Verizon Wireless - 100.0% Available in Benton
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$60 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(800) 922-0204
3. T-Mobile - 99.9% Available in Benton
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$60 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(800) 937-8997

Internet Access in Benton Louisiana

Benton features two major Internet service options to understand — cable (58.79% availability) and DSL (79.96% 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.

There is above-average competition between providers within Benton, but 2,000 residents can't get access to more than one provider. If these residents aren't pleased by their service from the incumbent provider, they are left with no option but to use a less reliable wireless. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Benton — the majority of households have 3 Internet options.

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.

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

Provider Speed Type Time to Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 8s
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Benton, Louisiana

  • AT&T Internet - 66.7% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - 58.8% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 7.3% Availability in Benton - Speeds up to 60 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)
  • 82.50 Mbps ↑ (+33.05)
  • 66 Tests ↓ (-28)

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 70th 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: 35% 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 10,000 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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 66.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 58.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Bluebird Broadband Services Fixed Wireless 16.5%+ 10 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 7.3%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable and Fiber 25.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Benton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Benton 25.6 Mbps 10 $0.66
New York 325.3 Mbps (+299.7 Mbps) 16 (+6) $0.44 (-$0.22)
Los Angeles 104.6 Mbps (+79.0 Mbps) 18 (+8) $0.29 (-$0.37)
Chicago 96.5 Mbps (+70.9 Mbps) 15 (+5) $0.32 (-$0.34)
Houston 109.2 Mbps (+83.7 Mbps) 20 (+10) $0.30 (-$0.36)
Philadelphia 113.0 Mbps (+87.4 Mbps) 9 (-1) $0.40 (-$0.26)
Last Updated on 2/26/2021.