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Lake Charles, LA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Lake Charles

^ An estimated 47,659 Lake Charles residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Lake Charles

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

Disconnected in Lake Charles

^ There are an estimated 24,262 Lake Charles residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Lake Charles Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Lake Charles

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Lake Charles
    • Average download speed: 4.76 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.92 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 4.85 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.75 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 13 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Lake Charles vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Lake Charles

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Lake Charles
    • Average download speed: 1.06 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.98 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.72 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 98 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Lake Charles vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Lake Charles

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Lake Charles, LA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Cable Modem10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Lake Charles, 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
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

Featured ISPs for Lake Charles, LA

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

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  • 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

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Lake Charles Internet Statistics

Lake Charles Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Lake Charles


  • Lake Charles Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 47,659 Lake Charles residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 24,262 Lake Charles residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Lake Charles Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 51,115 Lake Charles residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Lake Charles

Lake Charles: The median household income is $35,779 and 18% 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 Lake Charles

Lake Charles is a city with a population of 71,993 [2] that is located in Calcasieu County in the state of Louisiana.

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Lake Charles Internet Access

For more information about Lake Charles Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Louisiana Internet access overall, visit Division of Administration, Office of Information Technology.

More About Lake Charles

Of all residents in Lake Charles, 89% have a high school diploma or higher, and 42% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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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