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Internet Providers in Kopperl, Texas
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Internet Access in Kopperl, Texas
Data on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to further validate the data. Plan and pricing data on BroadbandNow is collected through our data team. To date, we've found and verified 186 bundled broadband deals in and near Kopperl. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 22 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.
There's a strong amount of market competition between companies in Kopperl, but 1,000 residents can't get access to more than one provider. If these residents aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are forced to rely on a lower-grade wireless option. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Kopperl. The average household has 3 Internet choices.
DSL-based broadband from phone companies is widely available in comparison with other types of wired broadband within Kopperl since pretty much every house in Kopperl is connected to phone wires — the acronym is short for "Digital Subscriber Line."
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Kopperl.
Outside of the Internet providers listed above, Windstream provides a third option for coverage in 86 percent of the Kopperl area. Fixed wireless providers like Nextlink Internet and satellite Internet companies including are also worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired options are usually a stronger value when it comes to speed and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
98.8% of consumers in Kopperl1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kopperl, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||86.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||72.1%|
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.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Kopperl
Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the top providers use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Kopperl to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Kopperl||0.8 Mbps||7||$3.15 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +533.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +148 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +159.8 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +168.7 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +161.3 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|