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Internet providers in Scott, LA

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.251%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL65%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable95%
Kaptel $49.99 100 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic14%
Kaptel $49.99 100 - 15 MbpsDSL14%
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Scott internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Scott 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 Scott area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of Scott residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in Scott.

There are eight internet providers serving the Scott area, and 69.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Scott's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Scott

The largest internet providers in Scott are AT&T, Cox, and Kaptel bringing DSL and cable options to Scott.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Scott residents, covering 65% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 95% of the area. Scott’s third most-available internet provider, Kaptel, offers DSL to around 14% of Scott residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

65%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Scott covering 65% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Scott 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 Scott, $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 Scott, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Scott. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scott's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Scott covering 95% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Scott 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 Scott, $43.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scott, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Scott. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scott's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Kaptel DSL internet

Provider

Kaptel

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from Kaptel offers broadband to a limited number of households in Scott covering 14% of the area.

DSL internet from Kaptel uses telephone lines in Scott 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 Kaptel start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Scott, $43.99.

Kaptel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scott, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Kaptel offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Scott. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scott's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Scott and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Scott at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Scott at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Scott 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 Scott with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.251% of households in Scott. The next fastest internet provider in Scott is Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.193% of the area.

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

Kaptel is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Scott, covering 14% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Scott and is available to 1.251% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.