Internet Providers in Mcallen, TX
Residential Internet Statistics for Mcallen, TX
|Internet Service Providers:||11|
|Plans Start From:||$9.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Mcallen, Texas
Viasat Internet has the most availability in Mcallen. HughesNet is also a common option.
The data on this page comes via FCC reports. Coverage data is cross-validated through private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Information on pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is sourced thanks to our data division, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year. We've analyzed 420 Mcallen Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 54 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market in the area.
In terms of availability, the average home in Mcallen has 7-8 providers at their location, or precisely 7.33 Internet providers per census block. Only 18.12 percent of the Mcallen population have one or fewer options for residential Internet service.
Spectrum provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a top download speed of 940 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet access for residents of Mcallen. fixed wireless companies such as Sinlar Broadband can achieve 3 Mbps or more over wireless links. Aside from residential Internet, there are also 8 providers in the city offering enterprise and business products and services such as point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. The small business listings above include every local provider with explicit business services on their website, but home providers often offer unlisted business options as well.
Overall, Mcallen's broadband infrastructure follows a common pattern in Texas communities: wide coverage of bundled cable and DSL, with the catch that most houses or apartments are limited to a single provider for either Internet service. This pattern is normal because Internet service providers started as cable TV and landline phone companies. So, they use these pre-existing copper wired networks on utility poles to deliver broadband Internet services.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mcallen, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||76.8%|
|Astound Broadband Powered by En-Touch||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||0.7%|
|Astound Broadband Powered by En-Touch||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||0.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||62.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|SmartCom Telephone||6 Mbps||DSL||22m 45s||1.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
18.1% of consumers in Mcallen23,000 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.
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.
Map of ISPs in Mcallen
Compare Mcallen to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mcallen||168.6 Mbps||18||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +413.1 Mbps )||22 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +4.2 Mbps )||21 ( +3 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +31.1 Mbps )||20 ( +2 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +33.6 Mbps )||27 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +27.9 Mbps )||11 ( -7 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|