Internet Providers in Chilton, Texas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chilton, TX
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 97.67 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 21.37%

Internet Access in Chilton, Texas

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Chilton. HughesNet is also widely available.

In terms of network technologies being used across the Chilton area, the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet technology varieties are DSL and Satellite, with 97.19% and near one hundred percent respectively. DSL is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires, and is sold by providers like Windstream that own copper phone wires. DSL is outperformed by all wired broadband services except dial-up.

In terms of coverage options, the average Chilton building will have 3-4 companies at their address. Only 95.05 percent of the Chilton population are stuck with one choice for home Internet.

The Internet access data listed here is sourced via FCC coverage reports, and is through private databases to create more detailed listings than governmental websites. Information about pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by our data analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually. There are 189 Internet plans in Chilton from 2014 to the present. There are 29 Internet deals currently active in the area.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, Windstream is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 97 percent of the Chilton area. Wireless companies like Nextlink Internet and satellite Internet providers such as are also worth considering. However, the main wired providers are usually a stronger value so far as speed and price.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Chilton with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Chilton is the 1,062nd most connected city in Texas behind Hewitt, Bruceville, Lorena, Eddy, and Lott.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Chilton, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chilton, Texas

  • Windstream - 97.2% Availability in Chilton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 3.8% Availability in Chilton - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chilton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chilton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chilton

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Chilton is the 1,062nd most connected city in Texas behind Hewitt, Bruceville, Lorena, Eddy, and Lott.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Falls 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.

In Falls County, approximately 11,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Chilton

Data from our researchers suggests that top providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since users view caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Chilton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CTWA Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
Windstream DSL and Fiber 97.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Central Link Broadband Fixed Wireless 22.2%+ 10 Mbps
Farm to Market Broadband Fixed Wireless 5.3%+ 3.0 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 3.8%+ 6 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.0%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Chilton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chilton 97.7 Mbps 10 $2.63 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +251.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +9.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +2 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +14 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +17.6 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )