Internet Providers in Sorrento, LA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sorrento, LA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.1

Internet Access in Sorrento, Louisiana

FCC data is the backbone for Sorrento-area availability data highlighted on BroadbandNow. We've verified 1,542 rows of FCC and privatized data about broadband access within Sorrento. We've manually gathered pricing data and terms on 271 Internet and bundle plans in Sorrento. We don't currently have sufficient speed test information to show how real-world speeds compare to advertised plan speeds in Sorrento. The data vizualizations below will be updated once we have enough records to analyze averages over time.

Looking at network technologies available Sorrento, we see that the most frequently available wired Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Cable, with 86.86% and 89.48% respectively. TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet service, since they can re-purpose their existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Local customers of cable Internet service providers such as Cox Communications usually pick it thanks to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL service is delivered by telephone wires up on utility poles by companies like that own copper phone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted and bundled copper makeup seen in telephone lines results in lower speeds and bandwidth compared to cable and significantly less than fiber.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Sorrento residents. near one hundred percent of Sorrento census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet for Sorrento is 25 megabits per second.

The majority of Sorrento residents have 2-3 wired broadband options available to them. DSL and cable Internet services usually provide the best pricing and data policies for home use.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, EATEL is also in Sorrento with a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Explore the interactive map on this page to compare broadband coverage on a granular level.



Sorrento, LA

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sorrento, Louisiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
EATEL 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
EATEL 4.0 Mbps DSL 34m 8s
AT&T Internet 5 Mbps IPBB 27m 18s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sorrento, Louisiana

  • EATEL - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Sorrento - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Cox - Cable - 89.5% Availability in Sorrento - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EATEL - DSL - 86.9% Availability in Sorrento - Speeds up to 4.0 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 1.5% Availability in Sorrento - Speeds up to 5 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sorrento - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sorrento - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sorrento

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Sorrento is the 173rd most connected city in Louisiana behind Darrow, Geismar, Gonzales, Saint Amant, and Paulina.

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

Approximately 200 people in Ascension 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: 100% of people living in Sorrento 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 100% of Sorrento 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 Ascension Parish, approximately 200 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 in Sorrento

Many Internet companies have been moving to add data "plans" to residential broadband plans lately. This trend is certainly true for Sorrento, with local Internet choices like Cox selling plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for most Internet subscribers, but it can be an issue for households who download or upload a large amount of HD or 4K content. If you are concerned about staying within a set amount of data use, look for fiber plans at your address with the search tool above. Fiber connections are often pricier, but usually provide unlimited data because fiber-optic cable doesn't share cable or DSL's bandwidth limitations.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sorrento

Provider Type Coverage Speed
EATEL Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Cox Communications Cable 89.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
EATEL DSL 86.9%+ 4.0 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 1.5%+ 5 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
EATEL Business Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Cox Business Cable 9.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 2.2%+ 1,000 Mbps