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Internet Providers in Del Valle, Texas
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Internet Access in Del Valle, Texas
Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance the information down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing data is hand-gathered manually by our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed and verified 383 Internet deals for Del Valle. Speed averages are drawn from 3,129 speed test recordingsover the past 12 months.
Rise Broadband as well as Spectrum also have Internet service in Del Valle, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the two dominant broadband types around the Del Valle area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable performance is generally better and more consistent. That said, the overall speeds we've recorded with either network system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in a given neighborhood.
There is above-average choice between companies around the Del Valle area, but 3,000 people in the area are still without access to multiple providers. If these subscribers aren't satisfied with their provider, they have to compromise for a poor quality wireless. Thankfully, this issue isn't widespread in Del Valle. The average household has 7-8 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Del Valle so far as coverage. As the interactive map below shows, the more common providers often overlap around Del Valle.
Internet Statistics 2021
14.5% of consumers in Del Valle3,000 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 Del Valle, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Google Fiber||2,000 Mbps||Fiber||4s||7.5%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||81.7%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||81.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||98.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Video Streaming in Del Valle
Data collected by our research team suggests that popular ISPs in Del Valle currently place a limit on data use for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since subscribers view caps as a strategy to discourage streaming services. Providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Del Valle to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Del Valle||149.9 Mbps||14||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +384.5 Mbps )||17 ( +3 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -1.1 Mbps )||17 ( +3 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +10.7 Mbps )||15 ( +1 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +19.6 Mbps )||23 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +12.2 Mbps )||8 ( -6 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|