Internet Providers in Mission, TX

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mission, TX
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.28

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 12 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 April 2021 is 78572. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

17,000 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
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Coba Systems 95 Mbps Cable 1m 26s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mission, Texas

  • Spectrum - Cable - 87.4% Availability in Mission - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 85.9% Availability in Mission - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Coba Systems - Cable - 45.6% Availability in Mission - Speeds up to 95 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 1.5% Availability in Mission - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mission - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mission - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mission

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Mission is the 256th most connected city in Texas ahead of Hidalgo, Penitas, and La Joya, but behind Pharr and Mcallen.

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

Approximately 19,000 people in Hidalgo 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.

Approximately 90% of Mission residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 78572 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Mission.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Hidalgo County, approximately 41,000 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.

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 50,655 speed tests reported over the past year at areas within 2 miles of University Of Phoenix-Mcallen Campus campus, performance averages are around 156.69 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mission

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Sinlar Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 3.0 Mbps
VTX Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Twin Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps
Coba Systems Fixed Wireless 45.6%+ 95 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 87.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 85.9%+ 100 Mbps
Power Broadband Fixed Wireless 87.4%+ 990 Mbps
Coba Systems Cable 45.6%+ 95 Mbps
WiFiRus Fixed Wireless 14.9%+ 60 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 1.5%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 93.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Twin Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps
SmartCom Telephone Fiber 15.6%+ 10,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 9.9%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 1.9%+ 940 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.8%+ 50 Mbps
Foremost Telecommunications Copper 0.8%+ 100 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 0.7%+ -- Mbps

Compare Mission to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mission 150.8 Mbps 12 $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +264.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +4 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -31.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -34.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -23.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -23.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )