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Internet providers in Monroe, LA

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Monroe, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $49.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.045%
AT&T $49.99 10 - 18 MbpsDSL69%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 150 MbpsCable99%
Bay Springs Telephone Company - -DSL53%
Bay Springs Telephone Company - -Wired11%
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Monroe internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Monroe 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 Monroe area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Monroe residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.060% of those living in Monroe.

There are six internet providers serving the Monroe area, and 85.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Monroe's six internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Monroe

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 28 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 122 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
AT&T 82 Mbps 65 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Monroe

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Monroe residents, covering 69% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Monroe’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Monroe residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

69%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Monroe covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Monroe 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $2.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $42.50.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $2.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 301 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Monroe 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $42.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $2.02.

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 Monroe. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Monroe with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.045% of households in Monroe. The next fastest internet provider in Monroe is Hunt Telecommunications, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 0.010% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Monroe with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $42.50.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Monroe, covering 1.045% of the city. Hunt Telecommunications also offers fiber internet in Monroe and is available to 0.010% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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%.

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.