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 5,746 recent tests, our research shows that Suddenlink Communications customers have been getting 129 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 February 3, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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129 Mbps21 Mbps16 ms
Fixed Wireless
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191 Mbps152 Mbps30 ms
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15 Mbps2 Mbps41 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 191 Mbps for download speeds and 152 Mbps for upload speeds over 4,451 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. 30% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 35% of users saw upload speeds faster than 250 Mbps.

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Recent AT&T Speed Tests in Lake Charles

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 2, 2023171 Mbps202 Mbps30 ms
February 2, 2023411 Mbps276 Mbps34 ms
February 2, 2023636 Mbps415 Mbps29 ms
February 2, 2023433 Mbps301 Mbps30 ms
February 2, 2023652 Mbps806 Mbps63 ms
February 2, 2023481 Mbps568 Mbps31 ms
February 2, 2023319 Mbps221 Mbps31 ms
February 2, 2023283 Mbps189 Mbps30 ms
February 2, 2023373 Mbps249 Mbps33 ms
February 2, 202322 Mbps39 Mbps32 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.