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< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Bluffton, Texas
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Internet Access in Bluffton, Texas
As is common for less densely populated areas like Bluffton, fixed microwave Internet and mobile LTE-type technologies are the primary connectivity option. FCC records show little to nohardwired broadband network availability for residential purposes. That said, fixed wireless Internet presents an acceptable alternative available to 97.59 percent of the area.
Roll-Call Security & Communications is another common Internet option for Bluffton, offering primarily Fiber service with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area. Texas Wireless Internet is another alternative wireless service to 81 percent of local residents, although it needs roof access or proximity to a Texas Wireless Internet access point.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Bluffton's primary wired Internet providers.
The level of competition between broadband providers in the Bluffton area is strong, with most homes having 3 providers to choose from. Access isn't spread out evenly. A notable 100 percent of households in the area are limited to one option.
Broadband availability insights on the page below are calculated from a mix of public government data and private data we collect directly from providers. Statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced primarily via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-validated package price on 131 broadband deals for the Bluffton market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Bluffton100 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 Bluffton, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Roll-Call Security & Communications||300 Mbps||Fiber||27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||96.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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 and Video Streaming Around Bluffton
Data from our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because customers view them as a strategy to discourage streaming services. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.