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Internet Providers in Slidell, Louisiana
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Internet Access in Slidell, Louisiana
Slidell currently has two common Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have download speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in close to one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they market Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area and advertised speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.
Spectrum is another common broadband choice for Slidell. They offer Cable service available to virtually one hundred percent of the area.
Looking at the broadband network technology types around Slidell, you essentially see two options: cable (providers such as Spectrum) and DSL (think AT&T Internet).
The average Slidell home has 2 Internet providers to choose from. Accounting for all census blocks in the area, there are exactly 2.89 options for each location.
The coverage stats found here comes from FCC data. Internet providers in Slidell are legally required to report coverage data biannually. By using our relationships with Internet providers, we are able to cross-validate this data against privatized data submitted by telecoms. This helps us to create better mapping than government reports. Since 2014, we've crunched 20,345 data rows on Internet access in Slidell and 1,423,224 on Louisiana as a whole. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating from the Slidell area from M-Labs, which is built into Google as well as BroadbandNow.
- There are 15 internet providers in Slidell with 7 of those offering residential service
- Slidell is the 87th most connected city in Louisiana ahead of Bay Saint Louis, Pearl River, and Lacombe, but behind New Orleans and Picayune.
- The fastest zip code in Slidell for July 2021 is 70458. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
1.0% of consumers in Slidell800 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 Slidell, Louisiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||1.9%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||97.6%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||56.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Vexus||3.0 Mbps||DSL||45m 30s||1.4%|
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.
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.
Compare Slidell to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Slidell||174.6 Mbps||9||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +359.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -25.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -14 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -5.1 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -12.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|