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 7,655 recent tests, our research shows that Suddenlink Communications customers have been getting 133 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 May 29, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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133 Mbps21 Mbps15 ms
Fixed Wireless
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175 Mbps117 Mbps27 ms
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53 Mbps21 Mbps11 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 175 Mbps for download speeds and 117 Mbps for upload speeds over 3,406 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

AT&T has the fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the 3rd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Lake Charles. 28% 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
May 28, 2023329 Mbps290 Mbpsn/a ms
May 28, 2023203 Mbps160 Mbps20 ms
May 28, 2023402 Mbps151 Mbps13 ms
May 28, 202369 Mbps27 Mbps13 ms
May 28, 20231 Mbps1 Mbps254 ms
May 28, 2023886 Mbps909 Mbps10 ms
May 28, 202348 Mbps1 Mbps24 ms
May 28, 202316 Mbps1 Mbps52 ms
May 28, 2023531 Mbps516 Mbps23 ms
May 27, 2023337 Mbps206 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.