Broadband Internet in Texas

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Broadband in Texas

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20.3 MBPS Average State-Wide Speed1
31st Most Connected State2
10+ MBPS
Coverage3
Population Underserved4

Coverage by County

Texas Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.

Broadband Speeds

88.0%
of Texans have access to wired broadband 10mbps or faster.
49.9%
of Texans have access to wired broadband 50mbps or faster.
32.2%
of Texans have access to wired broadband 100mbps or faster.

Wired Coverage

93.4%
of Texans have access to wireline service.
9.2%
of Texans have access to fiber-optic service.
85.3%
of Texans have access to cable service.
85.1%
of Texans have access to DSL service.

Wireless Coverage

99.8%
of Texans have access to mobile broadband service.
79.7%
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 88.0% of Texans.

Quick Stats

In total there are 253 broadband providers in Texas.
There are 119,000 people in Texas without any access to broadband.
There are 3.1 million people in Texas that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
1.3 million people in Texas depend on fixed wireless or mobile broadband with low data caps for their home internet connection.

1 Average download speed based on 184,369,246 tests from Jan 2014 to Jul 2014 provided by Net Index by Ookla.

2 Rank based on the % of the population with access to 10+ mbps wired broadband.

3 The % of Texas's population with access to wired broadband speeds of at least 10mbps.

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

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

Texas Cities

City Avg Download # of Providers
Abilene 13.6 mbps 17 providers
Allen 19.5 mbps 20 providers
Amarillo 17.2 mbps 20 providers
Arlington 17.4 mbps 16 providers
Austin 38.9 mbps 25 providers
Baytown 17.2 mbps 14 providers
Beaumont 13.6 mbps 12 providers
Bedford 18.0 mbps 15 providers
Brownsville 16.4 mbps 10 providers
Carrollton 38.6 mbps 20 providers
Cedar Park 54.0 mbps 21 providers
College Station 21.6 mbps 17 providers
Conroe 15.1 mbps 21 providers
Corpus Christi 21.7 mbps 18 providers
Cypress 24.8 mbps 17 providers
Dallas 18.5 mbps 21 providers
Denton 29.5 mbps 22 providers
Desoto 18.2 mbps 15 providers
Edinburg 11.2 mbps 16 providers
El Paso 14.7 mbps 23 providers
Euless 19.2 mbps 16 providers
Flower Mound 33.1 mbps 23 providers
Fort Worth 26.4 mbps 30 providers
Frisco 22.2 mbps 20 providers
Garland 26.8 mbps 16 providers
Georgetown 31.3 mbps 22 providers
Grand Prairie 16.2 mbps 17 providers
Grapevine 33.3 mbps 20 providers
Harlingen 18.3 mbps 12 providers
Houston 20.6 mbps 24 providers
Humble 22.2 mbps 15 providers
Irving 21.0 mbps 16 providers
Katy 26.0 mbps 22 providers
Keller 33.5 mbps 22 providers
Killeen 14.2 mbps 17 providers
Laredo 18.7 mbps 18 providers
League City 25.8 mbps 16 providers
Lewisville 31.2 mbps 20 providers
Longview 12.3 mbps 21 providers
Lubbock 17.3 mbps 21 providers
Mansfield 24.5 mbps 17 providers
Mcallen 16.7 mbps 12 providers
Mckinney 19.7 mbps 22 providers
Mesquite 17.7 mbps 16 providers
Midland 21.1 mbps 18 providers
Mission 16.5 mbps 15 providers
Missouri City 26.2 mbps 19 providers
New Braunfels 17.4 mbps 23 providers
North Richland Hills 28.2 mbps 19 providers
Odessa 19.7 mbps 18 providers
Pasadena 21.7 mbps 15 providers
Pearland 22.6 mbps 15 providers
Pflugerville 58.0 mbps 18 providers
Plano 31.5 mbps 20 providers
Richardson 18.7 mbps 17 providers
Richmond 23.7 mbps 22 providers
Round Rock 25.3 mbps 22 providers
Rowlett 36.0 mbps 19 providers
San Angelo 15.8 mbps 13 providers
San Antonio 19.4 mbps 29 providers
San Marcos 21.6 mbps 23 providers
Spring 22.0 mbps 19 providers
Sugar Land 21.6 mbps 20 providers
Temple 17.8 mbps 16 providers
Texarkana 14.3 mbps 10 providers
Tyler 39.8 mbps 20 providers
Waco 23.2 mbps 18 providers
Wichita Falls 14.3 mbps 25 providers
Wylie 32.6 mbps 19 providers
Last Updated on 8/21/2014.