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Internet providers in Prien, LA

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Prien, LA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL80%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Prien internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Prien 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 Prien area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Prien residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Prien.

There are four internet providers serving the Prien area, and 90.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Prien's four internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Prien

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Prien residents, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Prien’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Prien residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Prien covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Prien 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 Prien, $57.50.

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 Prien, $0.66.

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 0.768 Mbps in Prien. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prien's providers, 264 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

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Prien covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Prien 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 Prien, $57.50.

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 Prien, $0.66.

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 Prien. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prien's providers, 264 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 Prien covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Prien 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 Prien, $57.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prien, $0.66.

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 Prien. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Prien's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Prien with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in Prien. The next fastest internet provider in Prien is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Prien with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Prien, $57.50.

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%.

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.

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