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Internet providers in Houma, LA

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Houma, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable8.140%
Hunt Telecommunications - -Wired3.758%
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Houma internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Houma 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 Houma area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Houma residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 35% of those living in Houma.

There are seven internet providers serving the Houma area, and 99.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Houma's seven 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 Houma

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 75 Mbps 49 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 118 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 211 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 6 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CSS 43 Mbps 20 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Houma

The largest internet providers in Houma are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Houma.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Houma residents, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 11% of the area. Houma’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Houma 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

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Houma covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Houma 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 Houma, $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 Houma, $0.67.

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 Houma. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houma's providers, 312 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Houma covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Houma than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houma, $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 Houma, $0.67.

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 1,000 Mbps in Houma. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houma's providers, 312 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Houma covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Houma, $53.99.

Xfinity 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 Houma, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Houma. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houma's providers, 312 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Houma and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Houma at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Houma at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Houma 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 Houma with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Houma. The next fastest internet provider in Houma is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

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

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Houma, covering 11% of the city. Hunt Telecommunications also offers fiber internet in Houma and is available to 0.437% of households.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.