Broadband Internet in Texas

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Broadband in Texas

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33.6 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 312 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 Average download speed based on 200,326,957 tests from Jan 0001 to Sep 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. 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 Ookla's NetIndex. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Texas Cities

City Avg Download # of Providers
Abilene 26.8 mbps 22 providers
Allen 26.2 mbps 25 providers
Amarillo 18.5 mbps 29 providers
Arlington 23.4 mbps 24 providers
Austin 69.1 mbps 38 providers
Baytown 28.8 mbps 19 providers
Beaumont 15.7 mbps 14 providers
Bedford 27.0 mbps 23 providers
Brownsville 17.1 mbps 12 providers
Carrollton 35.5 mbps 28 providers
Cedar Park 106.0 mbps 31 providers
College Station 27.7 mbps 24 providers
Conroe 23.9 mbps 27 providers
Corpus Christi 22.9 mbps 19 providers
Cypress 35.6 mbps 21 providers
Dallas 27.0 mbps 31 providers
Denton 32.1 mbps 29 providers
Desoto 26.0 mbps 22 providers
Edinburg 11.9 mbps 18 providers
El Paso 17.4 mbps 33 providers
Euless 23.4 mbps 23 providers
Flower Mound 37.8 mbps 28 providers
Fort Worth 29.4 mbps 40 providers
Frisco 28.3 mbps 25 providers
Garland 30.7 mbps 23 providers
Georgetown 43.8 mbps 31 providers
Grand Prairie 21.8 mbps 25 providers
Grapevine 37.8 mbps 28 providers
Harlingen 17.9 mbps 14 providers
Houston 31.1 mbps 33 providers
Humble 35.2 mbps 23 providers
Irving 25.9 mbps 25 providers
Katy 39.0 mbps 33 providers
Keller 37.0 mbps 30 providers
Killeen 16.1 mbps 19 providers
Laredo 17.5 mbps 22 providers
League City 41.1 mbps 20 providers
Lewisville 37.4 mbps 25 providers
Longview 10.4 mbps 25 providers
Lubbock 24.8 mbps 28 providers
Mansfield 24.6 mbps 23 providers
Mcallen 17.7 mbps 17 providers
Mckinney 26.4 mbps 26 providers
Mesquite 25.8 mbps 24 providers
Midland 21.1 mbps 22 providers
Mission 15.6 mbps 17 providers
Missouri City 43.1 mbps 25 providers
New Braunfels 20.9 mbps 33 providers
North Richland Hills 30.7 mbps 28 providers
Odessa 22.2 mbps 26 providers
Pasadena 38.8 mbps 20 providers
Pearland 35.6 mbps 19 providers
Pflugerville 95.0 mbps 28 providers
Plano 33.9 mbps 26 providers
Richardson 21.1 mbps 25 providers
Richmond 37.6 mbps 29 providers
Round Rock 74.6 mbps 31 providers
Rowlett 36.5 mbps 26 providers
San Angelo 15.7 mbps 17 providers
San Antonio 22.4 mbps 41 providers
San Marcos 43.0 mbps 29 providers
Spring 36.3 mbps 26 providers
Sugar Land 38.4 mbps 26 providers
Temple 19.3 mbps 21 providers
Texarkana 17.2 mbps 12 providers
Tyler 43.5 mbps 25 providers
Waco 26.0 mbps 25 providers
Wichita Falls 17.1 mbps 28 providers
Wylie 34.7 mbps 23 providers
Last Updated on 4/1/2015.