Optimum Enhances Local Network to Bring Faster Internet Speeds to Lecompte, Forest Hill, Woodworth and Cheneyville, Louisiana

These Communities Now Have Access to Internet Speeds That are 25 Times Faster Than the Previous Highest Speed Offered by the Company 

LOUISIANA (JUNE 12, 2024) – Optimum, the local provider of internet, mobile and TV services, today announces that due to significant enhancements made to the company’s local network and infrastructure, area residents and businesses can now access internet speeds of up to 500 Mbps in Lecompte, Forest Hill, Woodworth and Cheneyville, Louisiana. With this launch, customers can enjoy a superior internet service that is 25 times faster than the previous highest speed offered by the company in these markets. 

This network enhancement comes on the heels of the company introducing its new brand platform and marketing campaign, Where local is big time, to customers across its 21-state footprint. The new platform centers on Optimum’s ability to bring customers the reach and connectivity resources of a large national provider with the localized care and support of a small business to cater to the unique connectivity needs of each community it serves.

“At Optimum, we are on a mission to become the connectivity provider of choice in every community we serve, and we are thrilled to deliver against this commitment by bringing faster and more reliable broadband access, powered by our newly enhanced network, to customers in Lecompte, Forest Hill, Woodworth and Cheneyville,” said Jesse Garcia, Vice President, General Manager of Optimum Mid Central. “With this investment, residents and businesses in these areas can now enjoy a superior connectivity experience, all supported by Optimum’s team of skilled local technicians.”

Optimum Internet comes with whole home WiFi coverage with Smart WiFi for seamless streaming, working, gaming and more, built-in security, as well as 24/7 tech support. The company’s Optimum Mobile service is delivered over America’s most awarded 5G network and offers plans starting as low as $15 per month per line.

In addition, significant savings of up to $800 per year are available for residents who choose Optimum Complete, a line of Internet + Mobile bundles that start at just $45 per month for internet service with one mobile line [1].

For more information on Optimum’s product offerings and services, local residents can visit the Optimum retail  store in nearby Alexandria, call 866.9.OPTIMUM or visit optimum.com/internet

Store Information

Address: 1418 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71301

Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 


[1] Savings based on comparison of Optimum Complete with 1 Gig Internet + 2 lines of Optimum Mobile Unlimited plan with AT&T 1 Gigabyte Internet + 2 lines of Unlimited Starter plan.