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Internet providers in Natchitoches, LA

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Natchitoches, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
CP-TEL $87.99 50 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic44%
CP-TEL $87.99 50 - 150 MbpsDSL30%
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Natchitoches internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Natchitoches 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 Natchitoches area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Natchitoches residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 52% of those living in Natchitoches.

There are six internet providers serving the Natchitoches area, and 97.08% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Natchitoches's six internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Natchitoches

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 6 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
CP-TEL 50 Mbps 49 Mbps Fiber-optic
Optimum 118 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Natchitoches

The largest internet providers in Natchitoches are AT&T, Optimum, and CP-TEL bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Natchitoches.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Natchitoches residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 99% of the area. Natchitoches’s third most-available internet provider, CP-TEL, offers fiber-optic to around 44% of Natchitoches 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

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Natchitoches covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Natchitoches 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 Natchitoches, $63.59.

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 Natchitoches, $0.71.

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 Natchitoches. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Natchitoches's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Natchitoches covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Natchitoches, $63.59.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Natchitoches, $0.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Natchitoches. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Natchitoches's providers, 227 Mbps.

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CP-TEL fiber-optic internet

Provider

CP-TEL

Starting price*
$87.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

44%

Fiber-optic from CP-TEL offers broadband to about half of households in Natchitoches covering 44% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CP-TEL start at $87.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Natchitoches, $63.59.

CP-TEL customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.76 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Natchitoches, $0.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CP-TEL offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Natchitoches. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Natchitoches's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Natchitoches and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Natchitoches at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Natchitoches at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Natchitoches 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 Natchitoches with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Natchitoches. The next fastest internet provider in Natchitoches is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Natchitoches with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Natchitoches, $63.59.

CP-TEL is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Natchitoches, covering 44% of the city.

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No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.