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Internet Providers in Melissa, Texas
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Internet Access in Melissa, Texas
Government-sourced Form 477 datasets are the backbone of the coverage data described on BroadbandNow. Since 2014, we've examined 2,958 rows of FCC and privatized data on broadband availability in Melissa. The speed averages are derived from 228 public speed tests from IP addresses originating in Melissa.
Rise Broadband as well as AT&T Internet can also provide Internet service in Melissa, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the primary broadband options around the Melissa area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed tends to be better and more consistent, but overall performance of either type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network quality in that neighborhood.
Most households within Melissa have two or more Internet companies at their building. Initialize the interactive mapping tool on this page to explore competition shifts in different parts of the city.
Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They have Internet coverage for near one hundred percent of Melissa residents. HughesNet is available to approximately practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to view standard definition videos over WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth services like Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore the Internet coverage map on this page to see broadband options at the census block level in Melissa.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.8% of consumers in Melissa100 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 Melissa, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||86.8%|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||12.5%|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||95.5%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||99.8%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||34.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Melissa
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.
Working from Home in Melissa
There are 521 people based in Melissa who work primarily from home. Of the population of Melissa that registered on the census as working from home, 68.14 percent take home less than $75,000 annually. If putting together a home network for working from home, it's important to verify the data limits on your package. Many home Broadband packages in Melissa have data limits, which might be frustrating if you use a lot of data for work purposes. Business-class plans can be provided for customers who need more than a regular consumer-grade deal.
Data Caps in Melissa
Internet service providers have added data limits on home WiFi and Internet plans recently. Some major Internet service providers in Melissa — AT&T Internet included — have data caps, according to our most recent data. Data caps as a trend vary widely. They typically can be from 250GB to a Terabyte. Most residential Internet caps are very high, so they won't affect most customers. Potential AT&T Internet customers in Melissa are advised to double check data use policies when purchasing service, and not assume the caps based on marketing materials.
Compare Melissa to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Melissa||142 Mbps||13||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +403.6 Mbps )||19 ( +6 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +19.3 Mbps )||18 ( +5 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +38.9 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +44.6 Mbps )||24 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +37.1 Mbps )||9 ( -4 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|