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Internet Providers in Joshua, Texas
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Internet Access in Joshua, Texas
There are 27 Internet providers operating in Joshua. 4 of these are mobile providers, and 18 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently the most common Internet choices in Joshua.
DSL providers like EarthLink 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 87.89 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 21.21 Mbps , partly due to the technical issues discussed above. The Joshua average speed is, in context, beneath the 169.1 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 9.99 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
10.0% of consumers in Joshua1,000 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||Availability|
|Pathway Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||95.1%|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||18.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||2.6%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||74.1%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||74.7%|
|Zito Media||200 Mbps||Cable||40s||30.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||99.1%|
|Pathway Communications||30 Mbps||Cable||4m 33s||1.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Nextlink Internet||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.8%|
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.
Compare Joshua to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Joshua||21.2 Mbps||21||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +513.2 Mbps )||17 ( -4 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +127.6 Mbps )||17 ( -4 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +139.4 Mbps )||15 ( -6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +148.3 Mbps )||23 ( +2 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps )||8 ( -13 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|