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Internet Providers in Hester, Louisiana
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Internet Access in Hester, Louisiana
The Internet availability information on this page comes from Form 477 datasets and cross-validated against privatized records. Since 2014, we've crunched 170 rows of FCC data on broadband access within Hester. There isn't currently enough speed test data to show how local speeds compare to advertised download speeds in Hester.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Hester. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Hester. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving close to one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite broadband service. The fastest Internet plan advertised by HughesNet for Hester is 25 Mbps.
Since most buildings come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Hester has 2-3 wired Internet options available to them. 78.57% of the Hester area are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of other technologies available, cable and DSL broadband services almost always provide the most agreeable pricing and data packages for home use.
When we're looking at network tech installed around Hester, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband connection types are Satellite and IPBB, with close to one hundred percent and 21.43% respectively.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Reserve Telecommunications also serves Hester with Cable availability for near one hundred percent of census blocks and a recorded top speed of 300 Mbps. Providers like TriParish deliver as much as 20 Mbps using wireless relays. Explore the interactive map below to see how many options residents have at the census block level, and our speed data to compare how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
78.6% of consumers in Hester200 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 Hester, Louisiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Reserve Telecommunications||300 Mbps||Cable||27s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||21.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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.