Broadband Internet in Texas

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Broadband in Texas

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45.6 MBPS Average State-Wide Speed1
46th Most Connected State2
Broadband
Coverage3
Population Underserved4

Coverage by County

Texas Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.

Broadband Speeds

56.3%
of Texans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.
37.7%
of Texans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.
2.6%
of Texans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Coverage

94.8%
of Texans have access to wireline service.
11.0%
of Texans have access to fiber-optic service.
85.8%
of Texans have access to cable service.
86.3%
of Texans have access to DSL service.

Wireless Coverage

100.0%
of Texans have access to mobile broadband service.
83.5%
of Texans have access to fixed wireless service.

Fastest Cities in Texas

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Gov't Funding

Since 2010, Connected Texas has been awarded $8,026,000 in federal grants for Texas's Broadband Initiative.

Another $67,698,503, accounting for 1.9% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Texas.

Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 87.9% to 90.2% of Texans.

Quick Stats

In total there are 264 broadband providers in Texas.
There are 11.8 million people in Texas without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
There are 3.2 million people in Texas that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
Another 1.2 million people in Texas don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

1 Estimated average subscriber speed as of July 28, 2015.

2 Rank based on the % of the population with access to 25+ mbps wired broadband.

3 The % of Texas's population with access to wired broadband. As defined by the FCC, broadband means speeds of at least 25mbps down and 3mbps up.

4 The % of Texas's population with access to less than 2 wired providers.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Texas Cities

City Broadband Coverage # of Providers
Abilene 8.2% 11 providers
Alamo 0.7% 12 providers
Allen 100.0% 19 providers
Alvin 95.8% 15 providers
Amarillo 3.3% 19 providers
Angleton 99.9% 15 providers
Arlington 100.0% 19 providers
Austin 36.9% 27 providers
Baytown 92.0% 16 providers
Beaumont 4.9% 9 providers
Bedford 100.0% 16 providers
Belton 0.0% 13 providers
Big Spring 1.7% 12 providers
Boerne 87.4% 18 providers
Brownsville 0.4% 9 providers
Bryan 10.8% 14 providers
Burleson 98.2% 19 providers
Carrollton 99.6% 19 providers
Cedar Hill 99.4% 20 providers
Cedar Park 19.5% 15 providers
Channelview 99.3% 13 providers
Cleburne 97.9% 21 providers
Cleveland 8.3% 13 providers
College Station 18.8% 13 providers
Conroe 26.1% 22 providers
Converse 16.1% 16 providers
Coppell 100.0% 15 providers
Copperas Cove 0.1% 7 providers
Corpus Christi 73.5% 14 providers
Corsicana 2.7% 10 providers
Cypress 90.9% 17 providers
Dallas 100.0% 23 providers
Dayton 93.6% 11 providers
Deer Park 98.2% 16 providers
Del Rio 0.0% 7 providers
Denton 99.5% 23 providers
Desoto 100.0% 16 providers
Dickinson 97.7% 14 providers
Donna 0.0% 10 providers
Duncanville 100.0% 14 providers
Eagle Pass 0.5% 8 providers
Edinburg 1.7% 11 providers
El Paso 7.7% 15 providers
Euless 100.0% 17 providers
Flower Mound 99.9% 23 providers
Forney 95.6% 12 providers
Fort Worth 98.4% 31 providers
Friendswood 94.7% 18 providers
Frisco 99.7% 17 providers
Galveston 92.3% 10 providers
Garland 100.0% 18 providers
Georgetown 71.3% 21 providers
Granbury 100.0% 14 providers
Grand Prairie 99.9% 20 providers
Grapevine 98.3% 20 providers
Greenville 100.0% 16 providers
Haltom City 100.0% 14 providers
Harlingen 2.1% 11 providers
Houston 87.4% 23 providers
Humble 84.8% 15 providers
Huntsville 10.8% 11 providers
Hurst 100.0% 18 providers
Irving 100.0% 19 providers
Katy 94.3% 21 providers
Keller 100.0% 22 providers
Kerrville 1.9% 13 providers
Killeen 7.8% 11 providers
Kingsville 99.4% 12 providers
Kingwood 90.9% 12 providers
Kyle 1.2% 13 providers
La Porte 98.0% 15 providers
Lancaster 99.8% 13 providers
Laredo 1.4% 12 providers
League City 95.5% 18 providers
Leander 53.8% 18 providers
Lewisville 100.0% 18 providers
Little Elm 54.0% 13 providers
Livingston 0.1% 10 providers
Longview 100.0% 17 providers
Lubbock 30.1% 15 providers
Lufkin 5.5% 11 providers
Magnolia 96.3% 17 providers
Mansfield 99.6% 15 providers
Marshall 100.0% 14 providers
Mcallen 3.6% 12 providers
Mckinney 100.0% 20 providers
Mercedes 0.8% 10 providers
Mesquite 99.9% 17 providers
Midland 92.4% 16 providers
Mission 4.8% 11 providers
Missouri City 98.5% 20 providers
Montgomery 0.0% 16 providers
Nacogdoches 8.5% 13 providers
New Braunfels 7.5% 25 providers
North Richland Hills 100.0% 18 providers
Odessa 100.0% 17 providers
Orange 0.0% 7 providers
Palestine 100.0% 8 providers
Paris 47.2% 15 providers
Pasadena 90.4% 16 providers
Pearland 96.8% 17 providers
Pflugerville 65.7% 19 providers
Pharr 2.1% 12 providers
Plano 99.8% 19 providers
Port Arthur 0.4% 7 providers
Red Oak 16.5% 13 providers
Richardson 100.0% 19 providers
Richmond 83.3% 19 providers
Rio Grande City 0.0% 9 providers
Rockwall 97.1% 21 providers
Rosenberg 96.3% 19 providers
Round Rock 18.8% 23 providers
Rowlett 100.0% 19 providers
San Angelo 3.1% 12 providers
San Antonio 24.7% 32 providers
San Benito 1.7% 10 providers
San Juan 0.6% 11 providers
San Marcos 89.0% 15 providers
Schertz 13.5% 15 providers
Seguin 2.2% 15 providers
Sherman 99.5% 16 providers
Spring 98.8% 21 providers
Stafford 91.1% 18 providers
Sugar Land 96.6% 18 providers
Temple 1.7% 14 providers
Texarkana 99.7% 8 providers
Texas City 93.8% 11 providers
The Colony 98.7% 19 providers
Tomball 85.7% 17 providers
Tyler 5.0% 18 providers
Victoria 7.4% 16 providers
Waco 88.7% 16 providers
Waxahachie 93.3% 14 providers
Weatherford 99.8% 23 providers
Weslaco 2.1% 11 providers
Wichita Falls 1.4% 17 providers
Wylie 99.9% 19 providers
Last Updated on 7/28/2015.