Internet providers in Opelousas, LA

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Opelousas, LA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
Kaptel $49.99 100 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic1.547%
Kaptel $49.99 100 - 15 MbpsDSL1.547%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Opelousas internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Opelousas 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 Opelousas area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Opelousas residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.550% of those living in Opelousas.

There are five internet providers serving the Opelousas area, and 98.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Opelousas's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Opelousas

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Opelousas residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Opelousas’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Opelousas residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Opelousas covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Opelousas 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 Opelousas, $46.99.

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 Opelousas, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Opelousas. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Opelousas's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Opelousas covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Opelousas, $46.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Opelousas, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Opelousas. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Opelousas's providers, 51 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 Opelousas covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Opelousas 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 Opelousas, $46.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Opelousas, $0.47.

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 Opelousas. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Opelousas's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Opelousas with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Opelousas. The next fastest internet provider in Opelousas is Kaptel, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 1.547% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Opelousas with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Opelousas, $46.99.

Kaptel is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Opelousas, covering 1.547% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.