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Internet Providers in Raceland, Louisiana
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Internet Access in Raceland, Louisiana
Raceland offers 10 residential Internet providers, and 17 if you include business and mobile. There are 9 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 395 Internet offerings for Raceland to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
8.1% of consumers in Raceland1,000 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||Availability|
|Vision Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||31.4%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||90.2%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||90.8%|
|Vision Communications||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||39.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|TriParish||45 Mbps||DSL||3m 2s||2.7%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 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.
Compare Raceland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Raceland||41.2 Mbps||12||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +493.2 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +107.6 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +119.4 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +128.3 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +120.9 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|