Internet Service Providers in Lockhart, Texas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lockhart, TX
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 83.87 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 15.53%

Internet Access in Lockhart, Texas

Currently, there are 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Lockhart marketing residential service, and a total of 20 including business and mobile providers such as CenturyLink. (Some might be "double entries" as many companies sell residential service and enterprise service separately.)

The average household in Lockhart has 7-8 companies at their location. Still, 20.43 percent of Lockhart residents are limited to one or fewer options for broadband.

Taking a look at network technology installed in the city, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet technology types are IPBB (79.25 percent coverage) and Cable (77.97 percent coverage). Regular cable TV companies are where customers look for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can use pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for Lockhart residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability in Lockhart. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Lockhart. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of Lockhart with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Lockhart is 25 megabits per second.

All the coverage stats on this page comes from FCC provider-reported data. ISPs in Lockhart are legally required to report coverage data biannually. Using direct agreements with ISPs nationally, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve public datasets with private data submitted by telecoms directly. Between 2014–2021 our data team has processed 10,342 rows of data on Internet coverage in Lockhart. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests originating in the Lockhart area.

  • There are 19 internet providers in Lockhart with 11 of those offering residential service
  • Lockhart is the 92nd most connected city in Texas ahead of Luling, Kyle, Martindale, and Maxwell, but behind Dale.
  • The fastest zip code in Lockhart for February 2021 is 78644. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Lockhart, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lockhart, Texas

  • Rise Broadband - 80.3% Availability in Lockhart - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 79.3% Availability in Lockhart - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 78.0% Availability in Lockhart - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Sparklight - 1.0% Availability in Lockhart - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lockhart - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lockhart - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lockhart

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Lockhart is the 92nd most connected city in Texas ahead of Luling, Kyle, Martindale, and Maxwell, but behind Dale.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Caldwell 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 80% of Lockhart 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, 78644 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lockhart.

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

In Caldwell County, approximately 9,000 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 Lockhart

ISPs have added data caps for their home WiFi and Internet packages. Some major providers in the area — AT&T Internet included — have plans with data caps, according to the most recent data. Data caps vary widely. They typically run from 250 Gigabytes up to a Terabyte. Most home Internet data caps are very high, which means that they don't pose an issue for the majority of cord cutters. Potential AT&T Internet customers in Lockhart should double check data limitations when purchasing service. Don't assume them based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lockhart

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTX Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Ranch Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Texas Wireless Internet Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 8 Mbps
CG Communications Inc Fixed Wireless 92.6%+ 6 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 80.3%+ 50 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 79.3%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 78.0%+ 940 Mbps Fixed Wireless 6.9%+ 25 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 1.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Ranch Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Texas Wireless Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
CG Communications Inc Fixed Wireless 100% 6 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 89.7%+ 940 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 8.4%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 1.0%+ 45 Mbps

Compare Lockhart to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lockhart 83.9 Mbps 12 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +265.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +23.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +6 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +15.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.28 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +27.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +31.4 Mbps ) 9 ( -3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )