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Ruston, LA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Ruston

^ An estimated 14,471 Ruston residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Ruston

^ 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 Ruston

^ There are an estimated 7,366 Ruston residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Ruston Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Ruston

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Ruston
    • Average download speed: 4.23 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.28 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 4.23 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 2.28 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 7 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Ruston

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Ruston
    • Average download speed: 0.74 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.71 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.59 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 0.87 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 15 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ruston

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ruston, LA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Cable Modem25 Mb/s - 50 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ruston, 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
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Ruston, 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

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

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Ruston Internet Statistics

Ruston Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Ruston


  • Ruston Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 14,471 Ruston residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 7,366 Ruston residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Ruston Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 15,520 Ruston residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Ruston

Ruston: The median household income is $12,010 and 24% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in Ruston

Free Wi-Fi in or near Ruston, LA

Local businesses offering patrons free wi-fi Internet connectivity in the community.

Sorry, no local businesses offering free wi-fi were found.

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Community Anchor Institutions in Ruston , LA

Organizations facilitating the greater use of broadband service in the community.


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Electronics Stores in or near Ruston, LA

Businesses selling Internet-related hardware & software products in the community.

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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 Ruston

Ruston is a city with a population of 21,859 [2] that is located in Lincoln County in the state of Louisiana.

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Ruston Internet Access

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

More About Ruston

Of all residents in Ruston, 76% have a high school diploma or higher, and 28% 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