Internet Speeds in Lake Charles, LA

Residents of Lake Charles have 3 internet providers to choose from. The most popular provider is Suddenlink Communications, which offers cable internet service. Over 10,266 recent tests, our research shows that Suddenlink Communications customers have been getting 141 Mbps for download speeds and 21 Mbps for upload speeds. Besides Suddenlink Communications, residents of Lake Charles may be able to choose from AT&T and CenturyLink which offer DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service.

While these are the real speeds we have been seeing in recent tests, there are many factors that affect download and upload speeds, so your actual service may differ.

Last updated on March 18, 2024
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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141 Mbps21 Mbps15 ms
Fixed Wireless
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179 Mbps107 Mbps26 ms
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1 Mbps1 Mbps70 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

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AT&T is the 2nd most popular provider in Lake Charles offering DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service. Users have been getting 179 Mbps for download speeds and 107 Mbps for upload speeds over 4,721 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

AT&T has the fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the 2nd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Lake Charles. 27% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 32% of users saw upload speeds faster than 250 Mbps.

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Recent AT&T Speed Tests in Lake Charles

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
March 16, 2024308 Mbps284 Mbps23 ms
March 16, 2024491 Mbps533 Mbps25 ms
March 16, 2024511 Mbps453 Mbps36 ms
March 16, 2024386 Mbps372 Mbps25 ms
March 16, 2024300 Mbps321 Mbps23 ms
March 16, 2024543 Mbps556 Mbps27 ms
March 16, 2024227 Mbps237 Mbps30 ms
March 16, 2024421 Mbps101 Mbps25 ms
March 16, 20249 Mbps22 Mbps25 ms
March 16, 202432 Mbps18 Mbps26 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Lake Charles, LA?

Suddenlink Communications, AT&T and CenturyLink currently operate in Lake Charles.

What is the most popular internet provider in Lake Charles, LA?

Suddenlink Communications is currently the most popular internet provider in Lake Charles based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Lake Charles, LA?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Lake Charles are getting, AT&T provides the fastest download speeds and AT&T provides the fastest upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Lake Charles, LA?

AT&T and CenturyLink provide fiber internet in Lake Charles.