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Internet Providers in Homer, Louisiana
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Internet Access in Homer, Louisiana
The average Homer location can get Internet service through 1.98 different providers.
Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Homer.
DSL Internet has lots of coverage in comparison to other types of wired broadband within Homer because pretty much every house in Homer is wired with phone lines — the acronym means "Digital Subscriber Line."
AT&T Internet is one of the top three providers in Homer according to coverage area. They are available for 93 percent of local addresses.
Broadband access stats on the page below are drawn from public governmental data from the FCC and private data we collect directly from industry sources, or via private sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance averages comes via M-Labs. Our research team has hand-collected package price and plan details on 155 broadband packages in Homer as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
64.2% of consumers in Homer6,000 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 Homer, Louisiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||38.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||93.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Data Cap Issues Around Homer
Data from our research team shows that some of the popular ISPs in Homer currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately since users see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Homer to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Homer||9.7 Mbps||6||$0.97 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +524.7 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +139.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +150.9 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +159.8 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152.4 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|