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Internet Providers in Mabank, Texas
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Internet Access in Mabank, Texas
3 Internet providers are available for the average Mabank resident. This is a strong amount of choice compared to similar-sized cities. Competition of two or more ISPs in a city often results in more consumer-friendly pricing.
CenturyLink and Suddenlink Communications can also provide coverage in Mabank, with CenturyLink doing slightly better in our speed test analysis.
Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
As might be expected for cities with Mabank's relatively low density of broadband competition, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall short of the state average. The current average speed in Mabank over the past twelve months is 78.88 Mbps.
The broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public governmental data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources, or through private third parties. Average statistics about speed and performance averages comes primarily from M-Labs. Our market research team has manually validated pricing and plan details on 341 broadband plans and bundles in Mabank to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
30.2% of consumers in Mabank6,000 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 Mabank, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||68.6%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||18.5%|
|CenturyLink||10 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||13m 39s||8.5%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Mabank
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 Cap Issues Around Mabank
Data from our researchers shows that some of the popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view them as a strategy to limit "cord cutting". Providers explain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Mabank to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mabank||78.9 Mbps||10||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +466.7 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +82.4 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +102 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +107.7 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +100.2 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|