Internet Providers in Princeton, LA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Princeton, LA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60

Internet Access in Princeton, Louisiana

Cable lines and IPBB lines are widely available wired broadband types within Princeton, with 91.87 and 79.56 percent availability in the area.

Since FCC data is currently collected twice annually and only released six months after, providers shown in the results below may not reflect the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. We aggregate coverage and plan data directly from some providers to help fix this problem.

21.81 percent of Princeton is without a choice for broadband Internet service. This is not a shock, seeing as competition between Internet providers is poor. Locations in the local area generally have 1-2 options for service.

Suddenlink Communications is also a commonly available Internet choice for Princeton. They offer mainly Cable service in 91 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, covering close to one hundred percent of Princeton residents. HughesNet has registered coverage for practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient for streaming lower-quality videos on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for large households or bandwidth-intensive apps like Google Hangouts and etc. Refer to the Internet availability map below to see how Internet options compare at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Princeton, Louisiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Princeton, Louisiana

  • Suddenlink - Cable - 91.9% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 79.6% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 1.0% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Princeton

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Princeton is the 121st most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Doyline, Minden, and Barksdale Afb, but behind Bossier City and Haughton.

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 Bossier 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.

Approximately 78% of Princeton 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 Bossier Parish, approximately 11,000 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 on Princeton Internet Plans

Many Internet providers have moved to increase the use of "data caps" to their consumer broadband plans recently. The trend holds true in the Princeton market, with common providers like Suddenlink advertising plans with data caps. This doesn't matter for the majority of customers, but is liable to affect subscribers that share their service or techies who stream a large amount of 4K content. Data caps for cable plans are usually about one Terabyte. This is way more than 99 percent of customers use, according to reports from Comcast. Potential Suddenlink Communications customers in Princeton should confirm data use policies when signing up. Do not presume them based soley on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Princeton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Suddenlink Communications Cable 91.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 79.6%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 1.0%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 92.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 12.8%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Princeton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Princeton 56.2 Mbps 5 $0.63 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +359.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.52 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +62.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +60 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +71.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +71.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )