Internet Service Providers in Giddings, Texas
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Residential Internet Statistics for Giddings, TX
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||35.5 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||27.16%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Giddings, Texas
Internet Access in Giddings, Texas
Consumers will find 20 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Giddings. 3 of these are mobile companies and 15 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Competition between broadband providers in Giddings is strong. The majority of homes have around 7 Internet service providers available to them. Internet access isn't spread out equally. A surprising 29.41 percent of area residents are still limited to one or zero options for true broadband service.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Giddings.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is processed biannually and only made public six or more months later, provider availability listed in the results may not reflect the latest upgrades.
To summarize, DSL and Fixed Wireless are the most widespread network technologies available in the Giddings area. The map and user speed test data seen below show where the real-world speed and performance results differ between specific zip codes and providers in Giddings.
Internet Statistics 2021
29.4% of consumers in Giddings2,000 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 Giddings, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Colorado Valley Communications||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Giddings, Texas
- Frontier - 79.3% Availability in Giddings - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - 76.2% Availability in Giddings - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Sparklight - 68.1% Availability in Giddings - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- ZochNet - 60.2% Availability in Giddings - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Colorado Valley - 1.3% Availability in Giddings - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Giddings - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Giddings - 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.
Data Caps Among Giddings ISPs
Internet companies have decided to add data limits to residential Internet plans in recent years. This trend holds true for the Giddings market, with Internet choices like Sparklight featuring plans with data caps. This doesn't really matter for most Internet subscribers, but is liable to be an issue for households that share the WiFi or techies who consume a lot of high-def content. An HD video stream on Netflix uses around 3 Gigabytes of data hourly.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Giddings
|Zochnet||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|GVEC.net||Fixed Wireless||100%||25 Mbps|
|ERF Wireless||Fixed Wireless||99.6%+||0.768 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||79.3%+||115 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||76.2%+||50 Mbps|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||Cable||68.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Ranch Wireless||Fixed Wireless||54.1%+||25 Mbps|
|VTX Communications||Fixed Wireless||24.9%+||25 Mbps|
|SCT Broadband||Fixed Wireless||14.2%+||20 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||13.9%+||100 Mbps|
|CG Communications Inc||Fixed Wireless||7.5%+||1.5 Mbps|
|Colorado Valley Communications||DSL||1.3%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Ranch Wireless||Fixed Wireless||98.5%+||25 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||93.0%+||100 Mbps|
|GVEC.net||Fixed Wireless||100%||25 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|ERF Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||0.768 Mbps|
|CG Communications Inc||Fixed Wireless||47.3%+||1.5 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||2.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||3.9%+||45 Mbps|
Compare Giddings to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Giddings||35.5 Mbps||15||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +313.6 Mbps )||15||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +71.6 Mbps )||18 ( +3 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +64.2 Mbps )||15||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +76.2 Mbps )||21 ( +6 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps )||9 ( -6 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|