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%

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

400 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

Internet Provider Competition Map For Greenwood

Greenwood Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Greenwood is the 138th most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Keithville, Waskom, and Stonewall, but behind Shreveport and Karnack.

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 Caddo 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: 14% of people living in Greenwood 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 87% of Greenwood 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.

In Caddo Parish, approximately 8,000 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 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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
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
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 88.9%+ 987 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 31.1%+ 1,000 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 )