Internet Service Providers in Hamilton, Texas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hamilton, TX
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 47.61 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 31.66%

Internet Access in Hamilton, Texas

The most common network technologies within Hamilton are DSL networks followed by Satellite networks. FCC filings suggest DSL has a 87.00 percent spread in Hamilton, in contrast with Satellite's practically one hundred percent availability.

The majority of Hamilton homes have 2-3 providers with availability at that address. This is a decent amount of competition. It tends to improve pricing at a given address. This Internet access isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 36.34 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband access.

CenturyLink is also a commonly available Internet choice for Hamilton. They offer DSL service in 87 percent of Hamilton. Nextlink Internet offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of for 85 percent of Hamilton, although it has to have roof access and proximity to a Nextlink Internet tower or access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Hamilton's most common wired broadband choices.

All the coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC data, which requires Internet providers in Hamilton to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with Internet providers, we are able to validate public data against private data submitted by Internet providers. This lets us to create better maps than governmental tools. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 3,856 data rows about Internet coverage in Hamilton and 8,719,718 on Texas overall. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating in Hamilton.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Hamilton, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Pathway Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Central Texas Telecommunications 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hamilton, Texas

  • CenturyLink - 87.0% Availability in Hamilton - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Pathway - 63.7% Availability in Hamilton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CTTC - 2.1% Availability in Hamilton - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Hamilton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Hamilton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hamilton

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Hamilton is the 1,056th most connected city in Texas behind Dublin, Goldthwaite, Hico, Comanche, and Gatesville.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Hamilton 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.

Fiber Availability: 64% of people living in Hamilton have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 64% of Hamilton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Hamilton County, approximately 4,000 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 in Hamilton

Internet service providers have been moving to add data caps for their home WiFi and broadband plans in recent years. Some major ISPs in the area, including CenturyLink, have data caps. Data caps as a trend vary quite a bit. They typically can be from 250 Gigabytes to a Terabyte. Most home Internet caps are quite high, which means that they won't affect most customers. If a non-capped plan isn't an option to you, most providers include a usage tracking meter on their site. Data caps have been rising as the standard of streaming video quality rises. When considering CenturyLink, verify the data policies on the package when talking to a rep.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hamilton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 87.0%+ 60 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 85.9%+ 100 Mbps
Pathway Communications Fiber 63.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Central Texas Telecommunications DSL 2.1%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 90.9%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Hamilton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hamilton 47.6 Mbps 6 $1.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +301.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +59.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +52.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +64.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +67.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )