Internet Providers in Fentress, TX

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fentress, TX
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in Fentress, Texas

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. BroadbandNow also uses direct reporting from providers to further validate and enhance that information. Plan, pricing, and other information is gathered manually through our market research division. To date, we've found and verified 193 broadband deals for Fentress since 2014. Data from the FCC is renewed twice a year. However, it often appears here up to six months ahead of FCC releases for most large providers.

Considering network tech in use Fentress, we see that the most common hardwired Internet technology options are IPBB and Satellite, with 40.20% and close to one hundred percent respectively.

AT&T Internet is an alternative to the primary providers, serving Fentress with 40 percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 18 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet access in Fentress. fixed wireless providers such as Ranch Wireless can deliver 25 Mbps over wireless technology. There are 2 companies in the area with enterprise and business/smb subscriptions such as T1 and MPLS. The small business providers listed above include all providers with business packages on their website, but keep in mind that consumer-focused companies sometimes offer business options as well.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread provider for Fentress residents. The provider is accessible for practically one hundred percent of Fentress census blocks. HughesNet is the most common second choice, providing near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Fentress is 25 Mbps.

Click through the interactive map below to explore broadband options at the street level. As you can see, while the majority of neighborhoods have about 3-4 options, some areas can be less well-served or may be limited to one.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Fentress, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 15.2%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 40.2%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fentress

Fentress Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Fentress is the 660th most connected city in Texas behind Lockhart, Luling, Kingsbury, Martindale, and Maxwell.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Caldwell 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 Caldwell 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 Caps and Video Streaming in Fentress

Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs in Fentress use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.