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Internet Providers in Gorman, Texas
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Internet Access in Gorman, Texas
Data below is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reports. BroadbandNow also uses direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to enhance the information on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected by our market research division. To date, we've analyzed and verified 153 broadband plans in Gorman since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 62 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Gorman's most widely available wired Internet options.
Broadband competition in the Gorman area is overall strong, with the average household having 5-6 Internet providers available in their area. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however — a surprising 62.09 percent of residents still have only one or fewer options.
Totelcom Communications is another commonly available broadband option in Gorman, offering DSL and Fiber service in 98 percent of Gorman. TXOL Internet offers an alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind it requires roof access or line of site with a TXOL Internet access point.
Satellite is the top Internet option with coverage in Gorman worth considering. Enter a local zip code in the search bar on this page to see more personalized results in your neighborhood.
Internet Statistics 2021
62.1% of consumers in Gorman1,000 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 Gorman, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Totelcom Communications||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 Gorman
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the popular providers in Gorman currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Gorman to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gorman||3.9 Mbps||9||$3.04 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +530.5 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144.9 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +156.7 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +165.6 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +158.2 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|