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Internet providers in Lake Providence, LA

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Lake Providence, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL93%
Hunt Telecommunications - -DSL2.113%
Hunt Telecommunications - -Wired0.640%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Providence internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Lake Providence 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 Lake Providence area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Lake Providence residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lake Providence, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Lake Providence area, and 2.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Providence's four internet providers, prices start at $55 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lake Providence

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 16 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Viasat 7 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Providence

The largest internet providers in Lake Providence are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Lake Providence.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Lake Providence residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Lake Providence’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Lake Providence residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Providence covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Lake Providence 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Providence, $3.96.

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 0.768 Mbps in Lake Providence. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Providence's providers, 18 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 Lake Providence covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lake Providence 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Providence, $3.96.

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 Lake Providence. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake Providence's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Lake Providence covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lake Providence 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Providence, $3.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Lake Providence. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Providence's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Lake Providence with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Lake Providence. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Providence is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Lake Providence with plans starting at $55/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Providence, $63.33.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.