Internet Providers in Fred, Texas
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Residential Internet Statistics for Fred, TX
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||6.91 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||100 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||100%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Fred, Texas
Internet Access in Fred, Texas
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Fred. HughesNet is also a common option.
In terms of network tech being used around the area, we see that the most common physical wire Internet tech options are Fixed Wireless (78.87 percent coverage) and DSL (4.05 percent coverage). DSL is transmitted over telephone wires up on utility poles by corporations such as that build or own copper phone lines. DSL is the slowest of all other major wired broadband infrastructures.
AT&T provides an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Fred with 78 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 10 Mbps.
The Internet coverage data on this page is primarily sourced via FCC filings, and is cross-validated through privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more detailed listings than is available from the FCC directly. Data on pricing of listed Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. There are a total of 123 plans in Fred since 2014, with 13 Internet or bundled deals currently active in the area.
To summarize, broadband competition is essentially non-existent in Fred — as you can clearly see in the map below, which shows how many companies serve a given block.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Fred1,000 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 Fred, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|AT&T||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless and DSL||1m 21s|
|Windstream||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fred, Texas
- AT&T - 78.9% Availability in Fred - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Windstream - 4.1% Availability in Fred - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fred - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fred - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Fred
Data collected by our research team suggests that popular providers in Fred place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Fred
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless and DSL||78.9%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||100%||25 Mbps|
Compare Fred to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fred||6.9 Mbps||5||$2.86 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +342.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +100.2 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +92.8 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +104.8 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +108.4 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|