Internet Providers in Raceland, LA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Raceland, LA
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 23
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $70.5

Internet Access in Raceland, Louisiana

Raceland offers 12 residential Internet providers, and 17 if you include business and mobile. There are 11 choices for wired Internet like cable and DSL.

There is a decent level of choice between providers around Raceland, but 1,000 residents are still without access to more than one provider. If these residents aren't satisfied by the quality of service, they have to rely on a lower-grade wireless backup. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Raceland — the majority of households have 4-5 options for Internet service.

DSL and cable are the two dominant network options around the Raceland area, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Cable speed is overall better and more consistent. That said, big-picture metrics found with either network system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network quality in a given neighborhood.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Raceland.

Internet coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of public government data from the FCC and private datasets we collect directly from telecoms. Statistics about speed data is sourced via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually filed package price and plan details for 383 Internet offerings for Raceland to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Raceland, Louisiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Vision Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
EATEL 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Vision Communications 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
TriParish 45 Mbps DSL 3m 2s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Raceland, Louisiana

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 90.2% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 90.8% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 78.2% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Vision - Fiber - 31.4% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Vision - Cable - 39.3% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EATEL - Fiber - 32.0% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 9.1% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 6.6% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • TriParish - DSL - 2.7% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 45 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Raceland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Raceland

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Raceland is the 18th most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Houma and Des Allemands, but behind Lockport, Gray, and Bourg.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Lafourche 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: 41% of people living in Raceland 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 92% of Raceland 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 Lafourche Parish, approximately 300 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 Raceland

Data from our research team shows that many of the top providers in Raceland use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Raceland

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TriParish Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 90.2%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 90.8%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 78.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vision Communications Fiber 31.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vision Communications Cable 39.3%+ 100 Mbps
EATEL Fiber 32.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 9.1%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 6.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
TriParish DSL 2.7%+ 45 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
TriParish Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
EATEL Business Fiber 37.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 19.4%+ 940 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 4.9%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 1.5%+ 940 Mbps
TriParish DSL 0.0%+ 45 Mbps

Compare Raceland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Raceland 62.7 Mbps 12 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +352.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +4 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +56.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +53.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +64.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +64.9 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )