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Internet Providers in Haslet, Texas
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Internet Access in Haslet, Texas
Data below is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate the information, down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data shown here is aggregated manually by our data team. To date, we've analyzed 545 Internet plans in Haslet since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,756 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.
The level of competition between broadband providers in Haslet is overall high, with most households having 5-6 Internet providers available in their area. Internet access isn't always distributed equally, however. A surprising 26.42 percent of households in the area are limited to one or fewer options.
Rise Broadband is another common broadband option in Haslet. They offer Fixed Wireless connections with coverage in 98 percent of the area. Nextlink Internet offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for near one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind fixed wireless has to have roof access or line of site with a Nextlink Internet tower or access point.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Haslet.
In summary, Haslet's Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US towns and cities: wide coverage of cable and DSL, with the caveat that most residences are stuck with only one option for subscribing to either service. This pattern has a simple cause. Broadband outfits used to be cable television and telephone corporations. So, they can use these existing networks on utility poles to deliver broadband services.
Internet Statistics 2021
26.4% of consumers in Haslet4,000 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 Haslet, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||89.2%|
|Rise Broadband||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||98.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|OneSource Communications||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||21.3%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.7%|
|OneSource Communications||500 Mbps||Cable||16s||21.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Cap Issues Around Haslet
Data collected by our research team suggests that popular providers currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can use 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Haslet to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Haslet||139.2 Mbps||13||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +395.2 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +9.6 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +21.4 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +30.3 Mbps )||23 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +22.9 Mbps )||8 ( -5 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|