Winnsboro, LA High Speed Internet Service
There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Winnsboro, Louisiana and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Winnsboro:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Sparklight||Cable||300 Mbps||10 Mbps||98.6%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||AT&T||DSL||25 Mbps||5 Mbps||15.9%|
Winnsboro LA Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Winnsboro which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Winnsboro are compared to Franklin Parish? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Louisiana overall?
Average download speeds in Winnsboro of 20.05 Mbps are faster than the Franklin Parish average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Louisiana.
Winnsboro Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 30.1% of Franklin Parish residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.2% of Franklin Parish residents
The average internet download speed in Franklin Parish is 12.6 Mbps based upon 7624 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Winnsboro is 19.3% slower than the average in Louisiana and 38.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Winnsboro is 4.53 Mbps. This is 31.3% faster than the Franklin Parish average and 60.9% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Winnsboro residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Winnsboro residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Sparklight as the top provider for Winnsboro, Louisiana.
Who has the fastest internet service in Winnsboro?
Sparklight with a download speed of 300 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Winnsboro.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Winnsboro, Louisiana?
The following zip codes were used: 71295
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Winnsboro internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Winnsboro compare to other cities in Louisiana?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Winnsboro, Louisiana population.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Winnsboro, Louisiana?
Sparklight provides broadband internet service to 98.6% of Winnsboro.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
Winnsboro Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 100+ channels
- 200 hours of cloud DVR
- 2 TV plans
- No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app