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Internet providers in Alexandria, LA

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.766%
AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL74%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
TEC $49.95 4 - 24 MbpsDSL48%
TEC $49.95 4 - 25 MbpsWired12%
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Alexandria internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alexandria is slightly higher than the rest of Louisiana - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alexandria area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alexandria residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.770% of those living in Alexandria.

There are five internet providers serving the Alexandria area, and 90.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alexandria's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alexandria

The largest internet providers in Alexandria are AT&T, Suddenlink Communications, and TEC bringing DSL and cable options to Alexandria.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Alexandria residents, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Alexandria’s third most-available internet provider, TEC, offers DSL to around 48% of Alexandria residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Alexandria covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alexandria to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Alexandria. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 422 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to all households in Alexandria covering 100% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alexandria residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Alexandria. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 422 Mbps.

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TEC DSL internet

Provider

TEC

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

48%

DSL from TEC offers broadband to about half of households in Alexandria covering 48% of the area.

DSL internet from TEC uses telephone lines in Alexandria to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for TEC start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

TEC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TEC offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Alexandria. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 422 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Alexandria, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Alexandria, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Alexandria and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alexandria at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Alexandria at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alexandria residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alexandria with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.766% of households in Alexandria. The next fastest internet provider in Alexandria is Suddenlink Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Alexandria with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alexandria, covering 1.766% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.