Internet Providers in Greenwood, Louisiana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Greenwood, LA
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||16.26 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||5.27%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Greenwood, Louisiana
Internet Access in Greenwood, Louisiana
Information here is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reports. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to further validate and enhance the information on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is gathered by our data analysis team. BroadbandNow has aggregated 256 broadband plans in Greenwood since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 593 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
The average Greenwood customer has 2 Internet providers with service for their building. Competition is desireable. It means most customers have at least two providers competing so far as pricing. This high level of choice isn't universal, though. A surprising 12.88 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband Internet service.
XFINITY from Comcast is also a commonly available broadband option in Greenwood, offering Cable connections available to 92 percent of Greenwood.
So far as the network technology options in Greenwood, you have two primary systems: cable (XFINITY from Comcast, for example) and DSL (providers like AT&T Internet).
According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable providers in Greenwood as measured by coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, the more common providers frequently compete at addresses in most blocks around Greenwood.
Internet Statistics 2021
12.9% of consumers in Greenwood400 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 Greenwood, Louisiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Greenwood, Louisiana
- AT&T Internet - 85.5% Availability in Greenwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - 93.0% Availability in Greenwood - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Greenwood - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Greenwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Data Caps Around Greenwood
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the top providers in Greenwood currently place a limit on streaming for their home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a tactic to stop streaming. Providers insist that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Greenwood
|AT&T Internet||DSL and Fiber||85.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||93.0%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||88.9%+||987 Mbps|
Compare Greenwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Greenwood||16.3 Mbps||7||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +332.8 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +83.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +99 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|