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Internet Providers in Mission, Texas
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Internet Access in Mission, Texas
FCC data shows two major network types in Mission — cable (95.92% coverage) and DSL (85.89% coverage). Cable Internet service is delivered via traditional cable TV companies, using pre-existing copper coaxial TV lines mounted on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL is sent over twisted copper phone wires. Most Mission neighborhoods and street addresses have access to cable service and DSL from two alternating telecom companies.
Remember that since FCC data is currently tallied up biannually and only released 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Mission's primary wired broadband options.
Spectrum is another commonly available Internet choice in Mission. They offer Cable service in 87 percent of Mission. Sinlar Broadband offers an alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of the local area. Keep in mind fixed wireless requires roof access or line of site with a Sinlar Broadband access point.
Initialize the map below to explore broadband options at a granular street level. You should discover that while most local areas have 5 options for service, others can be less fortunate or may be limited to one.
- There are 19 internet providers in Mission with 11 of those offering residential service
- Mission is the 256th most connected city in Texas ahead of Hidalgo, Penitas, and La Joya, but behind Pharr and Mcallen.
- Explore internet access for communities within Mission: Alton, Palmhurst, and Palmview
- The fastest zip code in Mission for July 2021 is 78572. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
10.4% of consumers in Mission17,000 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 Mission, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||85.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Coba Systems||95 Mbps||Cable||1m 26s||45.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet for Education in Mission
Economic development reports often find a large correlation between broadband access and enhanced education. For education, home Internet access is almost a requirement as colleges including University Of Phoenix-Mcallen Campus in Mission adapt online systems to distribute student work. Looking at 26,138 speed tests reported over the past year at areas within 2 miles of University Of Phoenix-Mcallen Campus campus, performance averages are around 211.97 Mbps — far higher than the minimum connection speed needed for streaming video and operating hosted or communication platforms.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Mission
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top ISPs place a limit on streaming for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Internet access in Mission neighborhoods
Mission Internet access info is available for these specific communities: Alton, Palmhurst, Palmview.
Compare Mission to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mission||204.3 Mbps||12||$0.53 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +330.1 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -55.5 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -43.7 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -34.8 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -42.2 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|