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Internet Providers in Nolan, Texas
Most Popular Internet Providers in Nolan, Texas:
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Internet Access in Nolan, Texas
Viasat Internet has the most availability in Nolan. HughesNet is also widely available.
Taylor Telecom provides an second choice, serving Nolan with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet service in Nolan. fixed wireless outfits like WesTex Connect are able to reach 2 Mbps using wireless links.
The majority of Nolan residents have 2-3 wired Internet options available to them (2.65 per census block specifically). 45.95 percent of Nolan residents are limited to one or fewer options for their broadband provider. DSL and cable broadband are likely to provide the most reasonable pricing and data use packages for home use.
In terms of network technology with significant infrastructure already built in the city, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet tech options are Satellite and Fixed Wireless, with virtually one hundred percent and 17.12% respectively.
The broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and privatized data collected directly from providers or through private sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance averages comes primarily from M-Labs, which is a speed test utility integrated into our site as well as Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually collected price on 132 Internet offerings in the Nolan market as of 2021.
- There are 8 internet providers in Nolan with 5 of those offering residential service
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Nolan, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Taylor Telecom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||17.1%|
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.
Data Cap Issues in Nolan
Data from our researchers suggests that popular ISPs use data caps on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because users view them as a strategy to stop streaming, while providers explain that caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Nolan to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Nolan||8.2 Mbps||6||$0.84 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +526.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +140.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +152.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +161.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +153.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|