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Internet Providers in Lake Dallas, Texas
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Internet Access in Lake Dallas, Texas
Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to further validate that data down to the census block level. Pricing and plan data is gathered by our data analysis team. To date, we've found and verified 338 bundled broadband plans in and near Lake Dallas since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 459 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.
When considering the technologies in Lake Dallas, there are essentially two options: cable (providers like Spectrum) and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).
The average Lake Dallas address has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Averaged out across all census blocks, there are exactly 2.27 options for each location.
Spectrum is also a commonly available Internet option in Lake Dallas. They offer Cable service in 98 percent of Lake Dallas.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Lake Dallas as measured by coverage area. As the maps below show, these companies frequently cover the same addresses around Lake Dallas.
Internet Statistics 2021
4.9% of consumers in Lake Dallas500 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 Lake Dallas, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Grande Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||7.6%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Lake Dallas
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top providers currently place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Internet access in Lake Dallas neighborhoods
Broadband data in Lake Dallas can be found for these specific communities: Hickory Creek.
Compare Lake Dallas to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lake Dallas||99.5 Mbps||7||$0.13 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +434.9 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +49.3 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +61.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +70 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +62.6 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|