Internet Providers in Joshua, TX

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Residential Internet Statistics for Joshua, TX
Internet Providers: 20
Internet Plans: 23
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.64

Internet Access in Joshua, Texas

There are 29 Internet providers operating in Joshua. 4 of these are mobile providers, and 19 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are currently the most common Internet choices in Joshua.

DSL providers like AT&T Internet deliver Internet services over telephone lines. This explains why DSL is sold through telecom corporations that historically offered phone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) is available for 88.24 percent of the Joshua population. copper DSL lines don't have as much capacity as fiber/cable networks, which results in reduced speeds. Joshua's current average download speed is only 24.85 Mbps , partly due to the technical issues discussed above. The Joshua average speed is, in context, beneath the 133.04 Mbps state average.

The level of competition between broadband providers for residents of the Joshua area is relatively strong, with the average home having 10-11 providers available in their area. Access isn't spread out evenly — a surprising 10.14 percent of area residents still have only one option for broadband service.

The coverage data here is primarily sourced via FCC and governmental reported data. Internet providers in Joshua are required to report availability data biannually. Using direct agreements with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to further verify public data in comparison to private data submitted via Internet providers directly. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 6,294 rows of data on Internet coverage in Joshua. The speed averages shown below are calculated from actual speed tests originating in Joshua addresses from M-Labs, which is built into Google and BroadbandNow.

  • There are 20 internet providers in Joshua with 19 of those offering residential service
  • Joshua is the 13th most connected city in Texas ahead of Cleburne, Crowley, Burleson, Keene, and Godley.
  • The fastest zip code in Joshua for April 2021 is 76058. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Joshua, TX

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 Joshua, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Pathway Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and Cable 8s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Zito Media 200 Mbps Cable 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Nextlink Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Joshua, Texas

  • AT&T Internet - 74.7% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 99.1% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Pathway - 95.1% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Zito Media - 30.2% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Windstream - 17.4% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 2.6% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • NextLink Internet & Phone - 1.8% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Joshua - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Joshua

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Joshua is the 13th most connected city in Texas ahead of Cleburne, Crowley, Burleson, Keene, and Godley.

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

Approximately 18,000 people in Johnson 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: 96% of people living in Joshua 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 90% of Joshua 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.

As of this month, 76058 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Joshua.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Johnson County, approximately 21,000 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 Joshua

Many Internet providers have been moving to add data caps on residential Internet plans. Some major Internet service providers in the area — AT&T Internet included — have plans with data caps. Data caps vary quite a bit. They typically can be from 250GB up to a Terabyte. Data limits are usually very high, so they won't affect the majority of cord cutters. Fiber to the Home (FTTH) providers generally don't feature limits, sopower users and cord cutters in Joshua are advised to check for fiber at their location in the zip code search tool above.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Joshua

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Pathway Communications Fiber, Cable, and Fixed Wireless 98.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL and Fiber 74.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fiber and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Cirra Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
TierOne Networks Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 5 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.1%+ 50 Mbps
5G-X Fixed Wireless 81.2%+ 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 69.9%+ 16 Mbps
Zito Media Cable 30.2%+ 200 Mbps
1stel Fixed Wireless 22.0%+ 100 Mbps
Windstream DSL and Fiber 17.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Cirra Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
5G-X Fixed Wireless 97.2%+ 100 Mbps
BelWave Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 200 Mbps
TierOne Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 5 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 40.8%+ 1,000 Mbps Fixed Wireless 80.4%+ 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 3.5%+ 987 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 4.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
1stel Fiber 1.2%+ 250 Mbps

Compare Joshua to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Joshua 24.9 Mbps 21 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +390.5 Mbps ) 15 ( -6 ) $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +94 Mbps ) 18 ( -3 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +91.3 Mbps ) 15 ( -6 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 21 $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps ) 9 ( -12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )