Internet providers in Lafayette, LA

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Lafayette internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Lafayette 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 Lafayette area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Lafayette residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 92% of those living in Lafayette.

There are six internet providers serving the Lafayette area, and 97.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lafayette's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lafayette

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Lafayette residents, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 98% of the area. Lafayette’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lafayette residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Lafayette covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Lafayette 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lafayette, $0.80.

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 Lafayette. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 603 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

98%

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

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lafayette 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 Lafayette, $47.49.

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 Lafayette, $0.80.

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 Lafayette. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 603 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 Lafayette covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lafayette 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 Lafayette, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lafayette, $0.80.

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 Lafayette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 603 Mbps.

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Lafayette, LA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 4.390%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 81%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 1.515%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 300 Mbps Cable 98%
Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government - - Fiber-optic 91%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Lafayette with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.390% of households in Lafayette. The next fastest internet provider in Lafayette is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.515% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Lafayette with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $47.49.

Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lafayette, covering 91% of the city. Kaplan Telephone Company, Inc. also offers fiber internet in Lafayette and is available to 18% of households.

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.

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