Internet Providers in Homer, LA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Homer, LA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$72|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Homer, Louisiana
Internet Access in Homer, Louisiana
The average census block area within Homer has access to, on average, 2.46 Internet providers. So, a majority of households in Homer have at least 2-3 options for Internet.
Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Homer.
Fixed wireless is the top broadband technology available in much of the Homer area, discounting less ideal Internet options such as satellite or LTE Internet. Our latest data suggests that 90.82 percent of of residents have coverage for fixed wireless service. This footprint will most likely reach more customers as fixed wireless technology improves.
AT&T is one of the top three providers in Homer according to coverage area. They are available for 90 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
56.6% of consumers in Homer5,000 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|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|AT&T||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless and DSL||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Homer, Louisiana
- AT&T - 90.8% Availability in Homer - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Sparklight - 38.7% Availability in Homer - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Homer - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Homer - 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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Homer
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless and DSL||90.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||Cable||38.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|318 Highspeed||Fixed Wireless||23.4%+||36 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|318 Highspeed||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
Compare Homer to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Homer||15.7 Mbps||7||$1.10 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +399.7 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.45 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +103.2 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +100.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +111.7 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +111.9 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|