Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
New Orleans-Metairie – Population 1,270,399
Baton Rouge – Population 831,310
Lafayette – Population 489,364
The largest metro area in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie with a population of 1,270,399.00. This is followed by the Baton Rouge metro area, with a population of 831,310.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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83% get DSL
87% get Cable
35% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
Through the capacity building program the state will hire dedicated staff to manage broadband research and coordinate statewide broadband activities for the State of Louisiana. Staff will be responsible for supporting Louisiana broadband initiatives and coordinating the activity of the Louisiana broadband advisory council.
LA Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.