Internet Speeds in Ruston, LA

Ruston residents have 3 internet providers to choose from. Suddenlink Communications is the most popular provider, offering cable internet service. In our research, we have been seeing 195 Mbps for download speeds and 18 Mbps for upload speeds for Suddenlink Communications customers over 5,303 recent tests. AT&T and CenturyLink also have coverage in Ruston, although they are not as popular as Suddenlink Communications. These providers offer DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service.

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Last updated on February 17, 2024
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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195 Mbps18 Mbps14 ms
Fixed Wireless
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32 Mbps21 Mbps40 ms
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4 Mbps1 Mbps24 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

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AT&T is the 2nd most popular provider in Ruston offering DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service. Users have been getting 32 Mbps for download speeds and 21 Mbps for upload speeds over 777 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

AT&T has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the 3rd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Ruston. 28% of users saw download speeds slower than 10 Mbps, and 34% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Recent AT&T Speed Tests in Ruston

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 16, 202414 Mbps14 Mbps6 ms
February 16, 2024766 Mbps854 Mbps26 ms
February 16, 2024322 Mbps279 Mbps41 ms
February 16, 202440 Mbps70 Mbps8 ms
February 15, 2024777 Mbps861 Mbps27 ms
February 15, 202493 Mbps93 Mbps35 ms
February 14, 2024831 Mbps831 Mbps27 ms
February 14, 2024171 Mbps61 Mbps12 ms
February 14, 202432 Mbps58 Mbps41 ms
February 13, 202463 Mbps93 Mbps33 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Ruston, LA?

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

What is the most popular internet provider in Ruston, LA?

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

What is the fastest internet provider in Ruston, 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 Ruston are getting, Suddenlink Communications provides the fastest download and upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Ruston, LA?

AT&T and CenturyLink provide fiber internet in Ruston.