Internet Providers in Bacliff, TX

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bacliff, TX
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.9

Internet Access in Bacliff, Texas

The average household in Bacliff can get service from 3 Internet providers This is a lot of competition compared with other cities. Robust competition of two or more ISPs in a city often results in lower regional pricing.

Viasat Internet or HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Bacliff.

Frontier Communications is another commonly available broadband option for Bacliff. They offer DSL connections with coverage in 99 percent of the area. ERF Wireless is another alternative wireless service worth noting to 97 percent of local residents, although it needs roof access or proximity to a ERF Wireless tower or access point.

Zooming in on the network technologies around Bacliff, you essentially see two primary systems: cable (XFINITY from Comcast is an example) and DSL (think Frontier Communications).

The broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized datasets we collect directly from industry sources, or via unlisted sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance averages comes primarily from M-Labs, which is the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. Our researchers have hand-sourced package price for 392 broadband packages within the Bacliff market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bacliff, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mercury Wireless 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bacliff, Texas

  • Frontier - DSL - 99.0% Availability in Bacliff - Call For Speed Availability
  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.0% Availability in Bacliff - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Frontier - Fiber - 13.4% Availability in Bacliff - Call For Speed Availability
  • Mercury Wireless - Fiber - 1.1% Availability in Bacliff - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bacliff - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bacliff - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bacliff

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Bacliff is the 649th most connected city in Texas behind League City, Kemah, Seabrook, Dickinson, and Texas City.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 5,000 people in Galveston County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 14% of people living in Bacliff have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Bacliff residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Galveston County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues Around Bacliff

Data from our research team suggests that popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because users see them as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bacliff

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 99.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.0%+ 1,200 Mbps
ERF Wireless Fixed Wireless 97.6%+ 0.768 Mbps
Frontier Communications Fiber 13.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Mercury Wireless Fiber 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 96.6%+ 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
ERF Wireless Fixed Wireless 96.4%+ 0.768 Mbps
Frontier Business Fiber 28.6%+ Call For Speed Availability

Compare Bacliff to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bacliff 16.5 Mbps 7 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +398.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +102.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +99.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +110.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )