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Louisiana Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in LA

^ An estimated 3,001,092 Louisiana residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in LA by City

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Internet Availability in LA

^ Collectively (all cities), 71% of all Louisiana residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 44th in the nation [2].

LA Internet Access

Louisiana Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Louisiana

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in LA [3]
    • Median download speed: 6.51 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.98 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 13.65 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 6.68 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Louisiana vs. the U.S.

How Louisiana landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Louisiana

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in LA [3]
    • Median download speed: 1.29 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.76 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 4.16 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.88 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Louisiana vs. the U.S.

How Louisiana wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Louisiana

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in LA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in LA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Louisiana

AT&T

AT&T

  • High Speed Internet
  • Fast, reliable broadband connections
  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Bundle with phone or other services for bigger discounts
DSL Extreme

DSL Extreme

  • Get fast internet for an unbeatable price!
  • Packages as low as $17.95/month.
  • FREE installation (reg. $199); No phone line required.
  • Up to 75Mbps download speed; Wireless Router included.
HughesNet

HughesNet

  • America's #1 choice for satellite Internet is now better than ever!
  • HughesNet Gen4: Satellite Internet that moves at the speed of you.
  • Faster speeds. Greater download capacity.
  • Get Ready to Do More. Plans up to 15x faster than before.

Louisiana Internet Statistics

Louisiana Internet Connectivity

Louisiana: 66.2% of residents are connected, with 24.6% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Louisiana


  • Louisiana Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 3,001,092 Louisiana residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 1,527,746 Louisiana residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Louisiana Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 3,218,694 Louisiana residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Louisiana

Louisiana: The median household income is $47,653; and 19% of households are below poverty level [6].


Louisiana Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Louisiana Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in LA, median download speeds are 1.41 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 4.36 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in LA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 5.63 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.33 Mb/s - 11.22 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.07 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.4 Mb/s - 2.76 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in LA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.29 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.14 Mb/s - 4.16 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.76 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.28 Mb/s - 1.88 Mb/s

Louisiana Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Louisiana [1]: 66.2% of LA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 66.2% mark ranks Louisiana 40th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 26.2% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 6.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 8.7% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 24.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 33.7% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Louisiana Internet Availability [2]
    • 71% of LA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Louisiana 44th in the country.

Louisiana Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in LA, median download speeds are 6.41 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.95 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in LA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.96 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.57 Mb/s - 23.68 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 6.86 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.88 Mb/s - 14.86 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in LA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 2.93 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.31 Mb/s - 6.05 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.01 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.38 Mb/s - 2.43 Mb/s

Additional information about Louisiana

About Louisiana

Louisiana has a population of approximately 4,533,372, which ranks 26th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

LA Internet Access

More about Louisiana Internet Access

For more information about Louisiana Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding LA Internet service overall, visit Division of Administration, Office of Information Technology.

More About Louisiana

Of all residents in Louisiana, 76% have a high school diploma or higher, and 19% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Louisiana Cities

ZIP Codes in LA


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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau