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Monroe, LA internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.045%
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL69%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable99%
TEC $49.95 4 - 24 MbpsDSL53%
TEC $49.95 4 - 25 MbpsWired11%
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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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Monroe

The largest internet providers in Monroe are AT&T, Xfinity, and TEC bringing DSL and cable 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, TEC, offers DSL to around 53% of Monroe residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $0.85.

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, 251 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $0.85.

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, 251 Mbps.

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TEC DSL internet

Provider

TEC

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

53%

DSL from TEC offers broadband to about half of households in Monroe covering 53% of the area.

DSL internet from TEC 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 TEC start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

TEC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TEC offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Monroe and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Monroe at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Monroe at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Monroe 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 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 Telecom, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 0.010% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Monroe with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $43.99.

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

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.