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Internet providers in Fort Polk South, LA

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Fort Polk South, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fort Polk South internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Fort Polk South is comparable to the rest of Louisiana - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Fort Polk South area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Fort Polk South residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fort Polk South, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Fort Polk South area, and 98.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fort Polk South's four internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fort Polk South

The largest internet providers in Fort Polk South are AT&T, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Fort Polk South.

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Fort Polk South 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 Fort Polk South, $57.50.

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 Fort Polk South, $0.66.

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 5 Mbps in Fort Polk South. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Polk South's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Fort Polk South covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Polk South, $57.50.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Polk South, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in Fort Polk South. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Polk South's providers, 53 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 Fort Polk South covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fort Polk South 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Fort Polk South, $57.50.

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 Fort Polk South, $0.66.

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 Fort Polk South. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fort Polk South's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Fort Polk South with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Fort Polk South. The next fastest internet provider in Fort Polk South is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Fort Polk South with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Polk South, $57.50.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.