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 7,829 recent tests, our research shows that Suddenlink Communications customers have been getting 137 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 September 26, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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137 Mbps21 Mbps15 ms
Fixed Wireless
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188 Mbps100 Mbps25 ms
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20 Mbps3 Mbps29 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 188 Mbps for download speeds and 100 Mbps for upload speeds over 3,142 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. 29% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 33% of users saw upload speeds faster than 250 Mbps.

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Recent AT&T Speed Tests in Lake Charles

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
September 24, 2023410 Mbps402 Mbps24 ms
September 24, 2023333 Mbps389 Mbps25 ms
September 24, 2023366 Mbps435 Mbps25 ms
September 24, 2023527 Mbps369 Mbps26 ms
September 24, 202324 Mbps28 Mbps25 ms
September 24, 2023392 Mbps346 Mbps24 ms
September 24, 2023408 Mbps295 Mbps25 ms
September 24, 202351 Mbps46 Mbps23 ms
September 24, 2023199 Mbps230 Mbps18 ms
September 24, 202355 Mbps14 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.