Internet Providers in Matagorda, Texas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Matagorda, TX
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 99.69%

Internet Access in Matagorda, Texas

There are currently an average of 2.84 Internet providers per census block in Matagorda. This means that the majority of households in the area will have a minimum of 2 choices so far as Internet.

AT&T is another common broadband option in Matagorda, offering Fixed Wireless service with coverage in 98 percent of Matagorda. TISD offers an alternative wireless service for 87 percent of the local area. Keep in mind this option requires roof access and line of site with a TISD access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Matagorda's most widely available wired Internet options.

Since FCC availability data is only tallied up biannually and only published 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Fixed Wireless is the top network type with coverage in Matagorda worth considering. Enter a address in the search tool above to search our database for detailed results in your neighborhood.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Matagorda, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Consolidated Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Matagorda, Texas

  • AT&T - 98.3% Availability in Matagorda - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 14.7% Availability in Matagorda - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Matagorda - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Matagorda - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Matagorda

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Matagorda is the 891st most connected city in Texas ahead of Brazoria, but behind Bay City, Palacios, Sweeny, and Van Vleck.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Matagorda 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.

In Matagorda County, approximately 7,000 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 Around Matagorda

Data collected by our market researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Matagorda

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 98.3%+ 100 Mbps
TISD Fixed Wireless 87.6%+ 50 Mbps
Consolidated Communications Fiber 14.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TISD Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Fiber 41.8%+ 1,000 Mbps