Internet Providers in Garland, TX
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Residential Internet Statistics for Garland, TX
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$55.17|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Garland, Texas
Internet Access in Garland, Texas
There are two primary Internet service options in Garland: cable (virtually one hundred percent availability) and DSL (94.95% availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is usually delivered through cable TV providers via their pre-existing copper coaxial TV wires strung up on telephone poles. DSL Internet, similarly, is delivered via phone wires. The majority of Garland neighborhoods and census blocks can access both cable and DSL from at least two Internet providers.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Garland.
broadband competition is decent in general. The average Garland census block has 5-6 providers to choose from. Averaged out across all census blocks, that's precisely 5.2 service options per household.
We should note that since FCC data is currently collected twice a year and only published six or more months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this lag.
Aside from the Internet options listed above, Spectrum is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in practically one hundred percent of the Garland area. Wireless providers such as Argon Technologies and satellite Internet providers such as are also worth looking at. However, the main wired options usually offer a stronger deal when it comes to speed and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
5.0% of consumers in Garland11,000 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 Garland, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|En-Touch Systems||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|AT&T Fiber||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|En-Touch Systems||940 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Frontier Communications||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Garland, Texas
- Frontier - DSL - 84.7% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - Fiber - 84.4% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 24.5% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 11.5% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 2.1% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Windstream - Fiber - 1.6% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 0.7% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- enTouch Systems - Fiber - 0.3% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- En-Touch Systems - Cable - 0.3% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Garland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Garland - 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.
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.
Broadband for Education in Garland
Economic development reports routinely spot a increasing pattern between internet service availability and improved education. Broadband access is essentially required as colleges including Amberton University migrate to online systems to distribute out-of-class work. Looking at 9,352 speed tests recorded in the past annum at areas within two miles of Amberton University campus, performance averages are around 232.85 Mbps — considerably above the lowest connection speed needed for viewing video and operating hosted or communication platforms.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Garland
Data from our researchers suggests that top ISPs in Garland currently place a limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Garland
|Frontier Communications||DSL||84.7%+||115 Mbps|
|Argon Technologies||Fixed Wireless||95.2%+||10 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||Fiber||84.4%+||940 Mbps|
|TierOne Networks||Fixed Wireless||54.2%+||5 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||24.5%+||50 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||11.5%+||100 Mbps|
|AT&T Fiber||Fiber||2.1%+||940 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||0.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|En-Touch Systems||Fiber||0.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|En-Touch Systems||Cable||0.3%+||940 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||83.4%+||115 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||Fiber||74.5%+||940 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||940 Mbps|
|BelWave Communications||Fixed Wireless||100%||200 Mbps|
|Argon Technologies||Fixed Wireless||95.9%+||15 Mbps|
|TierOne Networks||Fixed Wireless||49.6%+||5 Mbps|
|MHO Networks||Fixed Wireless||35.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||17.5%+||100 Mbps|
|Unite Private Networks||Fiber||23.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||16.6%+||940 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||3.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||7.7%+||100 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||5.5%+||50 Mbps|
|Fusion Connect||Copper||2.9%+||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||0.7%+||987 Mbps|
|TPx Communications||Copper||1.1%+||200 Mbps|
|Jabo Communications||Copper||0.3%+||10 Mbps|
Compare Garland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Garland||131.3 Mbps||14||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +284.1 Mbps )||14||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -12.4 Mbps )||18 ( +4 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -15.1 Mbps )||15 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -3.9 Mbps )||21 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -3.7 Mbps )||8 ( -6 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|