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Internet Providers in Lancaster, Texas
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Internet Access in Lancaster, Texas
Consumers have access to 24 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Lancaster. There are 4 LTE options, and 10 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Lancaster.
broadband market choice is decent for Lancaster. The average household has 6-7 providers to choose from. Averaged out to account for all areas, that's precisely 6.71 choices per household.
Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like EarthLink make up the primary broadband network types with availability around Lancaster.
Coverage stats found on this page comes from FCC provider-reported data. Internet providers in Lancaster are legally required to submit availability data biannually. By leveraging our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to verify this data with private data submitted by providers directly. This lets us to produce more accurate maps and availability data than governmental resources. Our speed averages are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Lancaster addresses.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.7% of consumers in Lancaster1,000 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 Lancaster, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||96.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||94.6%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.5%|
|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.
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 Lancaster to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lancaster||96.8 Mbps||12||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +437.6 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +52 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +63.8 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +72.7 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +65.3 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|