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Internet Providers in Robert, Louisiana
Residential Internet Statistics for Robert, LA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$62.48|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Robert, Louisiana:
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Internet Access in Robert, Louisiana
Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other private datasets to enhance the information. Pricing and plan data is collected by our data analysis division. We have analyzed 208 Internet plans in and near Robert since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Robert. near one hundred percent of Robert census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Robert with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Robert is 25 Mbps.
In terms of availability, the average household in Robert has 3-4 providers at their address, or exactly 3.76 providers in each census block. Only 1.22 percent of the Robert population have one option for residential broadband service.
In terms of network technologies offered within Robert, we see that the most widespread physical wire Internet technology types are IPBB and Fiber (98.78 percent coverage) and Cable (99.12 percent coverage). Cable Internet is sold by former residential television corporations, using preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Cable often makes sense for Robert residents due to the strong mix of speed and value.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, Spectrum provides a third option for Internet in 99 percent of the Robert area.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Robert, Louisiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||98.8%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Vexus||1.5 Mbps||DSL||1h 31m 1s||8.1%|
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 Cap Issues Around Robert
Data collected by our market research team suggests that top providers in Robert use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since users see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Robert to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Robert||59.9 Mbps||8||$0.49 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +474.5 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +88.9 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +100.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +109.6 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|