Internet Service Providers in Kemp, Texas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Kemp, TX
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 9.24 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 54.25%

Internet Access in Kemp, Texas

Consumers have access to 14 Internet service providers in Kemp. There are 4 mobile providers, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

The majority of Kemp households have 2-3 providers to choose from. This is a high level of market competition. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability. This Internet access isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2021, a surprising 77 of the local population still has only one or fewer options for broadband Internet access.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Kemp's most widely available wired broadband choices.

DSL Internet providers connect customers to broadband services via phone infrastructure, which explains why DSL is typically sold through telecom companies that historically offered landline telephone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available to 93.39 percent of Kemp. The transmitters and copper lines delivering DSL have limited bandwidth compared to fiber/cable networks, which results in reduced speeds in the area. This is part of why average download speeds within Kemp perform below the state average, coming in with 9.24 Mbps, as opposed to the 117.93 Mbps weighted average download rate in Texas as a whole.

All the coverage data found here comes from FCC data, requiring Internet providers in Kemp to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. By using our relationships with providers, we are able to confirm this data with privatized data reported via telecoms directly. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Kemp.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Kemp with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Kemp is the 1,041st most connected city in Texas ahead of Eustace, but behind Crandall, Scurry, Kaufman, and Mabank.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Kemp: Seven Points and Tool
  • The fastest zip code in Kemp for February 2021 is 75143. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

11,000 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 Kemp, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Kemp, Texas

  • CenturyLink - 93.4% Availability in Kemp - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 22.3% Availability in Kemp - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - 22.2% Availability in Kemp - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Kemp - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Kemp - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Kemp

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Kemp is the 1,041st most connected city in Texas ahead of Eustace, but behind Crandall, Scurry, Kaufman, and Mabank.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Henderson 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.

Approximately 23% of Kemp 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, 75143 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Kemp.

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

In Henderson County, approximately 25,000 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 Kemp

Internet service providers have added data caps for residential broadband packages recently. Some major Internet providers in the area, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend vary widely, and run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes to a Terabyte. Data limits are generally very high, so they won't pose an issue for the majority of subscribers. CenturyLink customers in Kemp should double check data use policies while signing up, and not assume them based on statements online.

Internet access in Kemp neighborhoods

To date, we have analyzed information on Internet access for a variety of areas in Kemp: Seven Points and Tool.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Kemp

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 93.4%+ 940 Mbps
Argon Technologies Fixed Wireless 36.9%+ 10 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 22.3%+ 100 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 22.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Argon Technologies Fixed Wireless 58.3%+ 15 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 28.5%+ 100 Mbps
BelWave Communications Fixed Wireless 34.7%+ 200 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
One Ring Networks Copper 2.5%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Kemp to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kemp 9.2 Mbps 8 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +106.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )