Internet Providers in Dike, TX

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Internet Access in Dike, Texas

There are currently an average of 2.79 broadband providers per census block in Dike. This means that most locations in the city have at least 2-3 options for Internet.

The data on this page is sourced from FCC filings. Listings here are validated using privatized data sources to output more useful results than governmental websites. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Speed and pricing data is generated through our data analysis division, who gather thousands of plans annually. There are 134 plans collected in Dike since 2014, with 36 Internet or bundled deals currently active in the area.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available option for Dike residents. near one hundred percent of the Dike area can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet for Dike is 25 Mbps.

Looking at network technologies with significant infrastructure already built across Dike, the most common wired Internet connection varieties are Fixed Wireless (63.45 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage).

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Rise Broadband is another option to consider. They have coverage in 63 percent of Dike. Fixed wireless providers like Argon Technologies are worth looking at. However, the main wired providers are usually a stronger value so far as speed.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dike, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dike, Texas

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 63.5% Availability in Dike - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dike - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dike - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dike

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Dike is the 780th most connected city in Texas ahead of Mount Vernon, but behind Como, Sulphur Springs, Cooper, and Yantis.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Hopkins 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 Hopkins 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 Around Dike

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top ISPs use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately since users view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers explain they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dike

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Argon Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 63.5%+ 50 Mbps
TierOne Networks Fixed Wireless 15.2%+ 5 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Argon Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
TierOne Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 5 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 100% 1.5 Mbps

Compare Dike to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dike 1.2 Mbps 6 $1.62 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +414.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +117.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +115 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +126.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +126.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Dike

They were great for about 18 months

I live out in the country where there haven't been any good options for internet service. That was until about 18 months ago when I signed up for Viasat (formerly Exede) for the second time after having nothing but problems with my wireless carrier's internet service. I bought the "Unlimited Silver 25" plan for $150/month + taxes and everything was great. I was promised that I wouldn't be throttled until I used up 150 GB of data, which I never did. Everything stayed great until a couple of weeks ago when they changed their terms of service so that people with the "grandfathered unlimited" plans like the one I had got to go back of the line whenever there was any network congestion, i.e., anytime in the evening or on weekends. Now I get maybe 2 Mbps at best on evenings or weekends, rather than the up to 25 Mbps I was getting before. I understand that they need to make money, but punishing their old customers so they "upgrade" to plans with lower caps and higher prices is really not a good way to do business. Now it's back to looking for an alternative...