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Central, LA internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.314%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL79%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Mobius Internet, I.T. and Communications - -Wireless100%
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Central internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Central 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 Central area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Central residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.310% of those living in Central.

There are five internet providers serving the Central area, and 83.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Central's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Central

The largest internet providers in Central are AT&T, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Central.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Central residents, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 99% of the area. Central’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Central residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Central covering 79% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Central 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 Central, $42.49.

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 Central, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Central. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Central's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in Central covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Central, $42.49.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Central, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Central. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Central's providers, 353 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Central covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Central where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Central, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Central, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Central. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Central's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Central with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.314% of households in Central. The next fastest internet provider in Central is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Central with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Central, $42.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Central, covering 5.314% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.