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fastest 2020 award goldEATEL Receives National Recognition for Top Internet Speeds by BroadbandNow

Gonzales, LA – October 14, 2020 – EATEL has been recognized as the fastest fiber internet provider in Louisiana for the mid-sized category by BroadbandNow. Additionally, the company has been recognized as a top ten fastest fiber internet provider in the same category nationwide.

According to the issuing organization, BroadbandNow, Fastest Average Speed award winners exhibit operational excellence by providing fast, reliable speeds to their customers. These are service providers who take their commitment to bringing the broadband connectivity of tomorrow to consumers all across the US seriously.

BroadbandNow’s Average Speed category was determined using a mix of data from M-Labs and speed tests run through a proprietary data validation system. Using this method allows for the removal of “repeat” and “suspect” tests. This also helps to confirm each test was run on a particular provider’s network, ensuring the most accurate results possible.

“Our fiber infrastructure is state-of-the-art,” says Tressy Leindecker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at EATEL. “We built our fiber network to scale and meet increasing utilization. In today’s digital world, speed matters. We strive to provide the fastest speeds, most transparent pricing and best customer service. We take it seriously.” Visit the official award website at

About EATEL Established in 1935 in Gonzales, Louisiana, EATEL was the first company in Louisiana to provide phone, high-Speed Internet and cable television services over a state-of-the-art, all-fiber communications network that offers a broad array of advanced digital services to both residential and business customers and currently operates the only Uptime Institute Certified Tier III data center in Louisiana. EATEL is the leading telecommunications service provider in several communities in Southeast Louisiana.