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Internet providers in Donaldsonville, LA

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Donaldsonville, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable5.470%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Donaldsonville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Donaldsonville 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 Donaldsonville area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Donaldsonville residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 37% of those living in Donaldsonville.

There are five internet providers serving the Donaldsonville area, and 96.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Donaldsonville's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Donaldsonville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 9 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 128 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
AT&T 22 Mbps 16 Mbps DSL
Cox 162 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Donaldsonville

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Donaldsonville residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 98% of the area. Donaldsonville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Donaldsonville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Donaldsonville covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Donaldsonville 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Donaldsonville, $53.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Donaldsonville, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Donaldsonville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Donaldsonville's providers, 142 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Donaldsonville covering 98% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Donaldsonville 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 Donaldsonville, $53.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Donaldsonville, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Donaldsonville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Donaldsonville's providers, 142 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Donaldsonville 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Donaldsonville, $53.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Donaldsonville, $0.73.

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 Donaldsonville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Donaldsonville's providers, 142 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Donaldsonville with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Donaldsonville. The next fastest internet provider in Donaldsonville is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 5.470% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Donaldsonville with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Donaldsonville, $53.99.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.