Internet Providers in Richardson, TX
Residential Internet Statistics for Richardson, TX
|Internet Service Providers:||8|
|Plans Start From:||$44.95|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
Top Internet Providers in Richardson, Texas:
Showing 1 to 10 Providers
Looking for internet plans in your area?
Internet Access in Richardson, Texas
Richardson features a total of 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) marketing home connections, and a total of 35 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers such as Verizon Business.
So far as availability, the average Richardson building has 4-5 providers at a given location. Only 4.6 percent of the Richardson population are limited to one or fewer options for broadband.
Taking a look now at network tech offered around the Richardson area, we see that the most common physical wire broadband technology infrastructures are IPBB and Fiber (86.51 percent coverage) and Cable (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Traditional cable TV corporations are where customers look for cable Internet, since they can use pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Richardson customers of cable ISPs such as Spectrum overwhelmingly pick cable because of the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)
The data listed here is primarily sourced via FCC reports. Then, it is enhanced through private data sources to create more accurate resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 675 Internet plans in Richardson since 2014. There are 74 Internet or bundled deals currently on the market in the area.
Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They offer coverage reaching near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for virtually one hundred percent of local residents. The top speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 Mbps will be enough to stream SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple users try to use modern services like Skype and multiplayer gaming. See the availability maps below to see how broadband coverage compares at the census block level.
Internet Provider Store Locations in Richardson
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Richardson, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||86.5%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet||8s||52.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||12.7%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||39.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||--||0.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
4.6% of consumers in Richardson4,000 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 Richardson
Compare Richardson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Richardson||298.7 Mbps||14||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +283 Mbps )||22 ( +8 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -125.9 Mbps )||21 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -99 Mbps )||20 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -96.5 Mbps )||27 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -102.2 Mbps )||11 ( -3 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|