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Internet providers in Port Allen, LA

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Port Allen, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL92%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Port Allen internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Port Allen is slightly higher than the rest of Louisiana - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Port Allen area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Port Allen residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 55% of those living in Port Allen.

There are four internet providers serving the Port Allen area, and 91.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Port Allen's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Port Allen

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 207 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
AT&T 186 Mbps 126 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Port Allen

The largest internet providers in Port Allen are AT&T, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Port Allen.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Port Allen residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 100% of the area. Port Allen’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Port Allen 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

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Port Allen covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Port Allen 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Port Allen, $54.99.

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 Port Allen, $3.06.

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 Port Allen. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Allen's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in Port Allen covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Port Allen, $54.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Allen, $3.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Port Allen. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Allen's providers, 103 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 Port Allen covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Port Allen 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Port Allen, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Allen, $3.06.

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 Port Allen. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Port Allen's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Port Allen with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Port Allen. The next fastest internet provider in Port Allen is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Port Allen with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Port Allen, $54.99.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.