Internet Providers in La Joya, TX

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Residential Internet Statistics for La Joya, TX
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in La Joya, Texas

Data on BroadbandNow is calculated based on biannual FCC broadband coverage filings. We leverage direct provider coverage reports to validate that data. Plane and pricing data is hand-gathered through our research team. We've aggregated 189 broadband plans in La Joya since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 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.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband options around the La Joya metro area. They are fighting over the same potential customers at many addresses and competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is overall stronger. That said, overall performance seen with either Internet technology type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in a given area.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Spectrum and AT&T Internet also offer Internet service in La Joya, often competing for the same customers.

View our custom maps on this page to analyze how availability varies in parts of La Joya. Our latest data shows that the average census block has 5.69+ Internet companies.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In La Joya, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Coba Systems 95 Mbps Cable 1m 26s 36.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 98.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For La Joya

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La Joya is the 623rd most connected city in Texas ahead of Sullivan City, but behind Mcallen, Mission, Hidalgo, and Penitas.

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

Approximately 19,000 people in Hidalgo 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 99% of La Joya 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.

In Hidalgo County, approximately 41,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in La Joya

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare La Joya to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
La Joya 5.1 Mbps 9 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +529.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +143.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +155.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +164.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +157 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )