Internet Providers in Rockwall, TX

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Residential Internet Statistics for Rockwall, TX
Internet Providers: 19
Internet Plans: 35
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $66.75

Internet Access in Rockwall, Texas

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Rockwall. HughesNet is also commonly available.

Rise Broadband is another common broadband choice in Rockwall. They offer Fixed Wireless service in 96 percent of the area. Argon Technologies offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of for practically one hundred percent of Rockwall, although it has to have roof access and proximity to a Argon Technologies tower or access point.

Keep in mind that since FCC coverage data is tallied up twice annually and only released six months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.

The level of competition between Internet companies is decent for households in Rockwall, and the average Rockwall resident can access 7-8 Internet providers. (7.34 per census block.)

In summary, Rockwall's Internet infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in US cities: widespread availability of cable and DSL Internet service, except that most houses are stuck with a single provider for setting up either Internet service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband outfits were started pre-Internet as cable TV and landline telephone corporations. So, they already own pre-existing wired infrastructures for delivering Internet bundles. The area's average download speed is currently 18.11 percent above the state average across all cities. See the public speed test results below for insights about how local providers compare long term.

  • There are 25 internet providers in Rockwall with 19 of those offering residential service
  • Rockwall is the 12th most connected city in Texas ahead of Rowlett, Wylie, Royse City, Nevada, and Lavon.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Rockwall: Heath
  • The fastest zip code in Rockwall for April 2021 is 75032. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Rockwall, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Peoples Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
En-Touch Systems 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
En-Touch Systems 940 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability Fiber 8s
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Peoples Telephone Cooperative 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Rockwall, Texas

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 93.8% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 94.0% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 96.1% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 64.4% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - Cable - 35.4% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 21.0% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 18.9% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Peoples Telephone Cooperative - DSL - 3.5% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Peoples Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 7.4% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 2.1% Availability in Rockwall - Call For Speed Availability
  • Frontier - Fiber - 2.1% Availability in Rockwall - Call For Speed Availability
  • enTouch Systems - Fiber - 0.9% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • En-Touch Systems - Cable - 0.9% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Rockwall - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Rockwall

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Rockwall is the 12th most connected city in Texas ahead of Rowlett, Wylie, Royse City, Nevada, and Lavon.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Rockwall 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.

Fiber Availability: 25% of people living in Rockwall have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Rockwall 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, 75032 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Rockwall.

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

In Rockwall County, approximately 1,000 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.

Data Cap Issues in Rockwall

Data collected by our research team shows that top providers use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Rockwall neighborhoods

Broadband information in Rockwall can be found in the following specific communities: Heath.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Rockwall

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 93.8%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 94.0%+ 100 Mbps
Argon Technologies Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 10 Mbps
TierOne Networks Fixed Wireless 97.0%+ 5 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 96.1%+ 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 78.1%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 64.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 35.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
CIP Community Internet Providers Fixed Wireless 22.3%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 21.0%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 18.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Peoples Telephone Cooperative DSL 3.5%+ 80 Mbps
Peoples Telephone Cooperative Fiber 7.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 2.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
Frontier Communications Fiber 2.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
En-Touch Systems Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
En-Touch Systems Cable 0.9%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Argon Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
TierOne Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 5 Mbps
BelWave Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 200 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 73.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 39.7%+ 940 Mbps
MHO Networks Fixed Wireless 65.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Peoples Telephone Cooperative DSL 7.9%+ 80 Mbps
Peoples Telephone Cooperative Fiber 28.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
One Ring Networks Fixed Wireless 53.4%+ 10 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 49.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 7.1%+ 940 Mbps
Fusion Connect Copper 6.4%+ 20 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 4.3%+ 3.0 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 0.9%+ Call For Speed Availability
Frontier Business Fiber 0.7%+ Call For Speed Availability
Verizon Business Copper 1.2%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Rockwall to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rockwall 162.5 Mbps 19 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +252.9 Mbps ) 16 ( -3 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -43.6 Mbps ) 17 ( -2 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -46.3 Mbps ) 15 ( -4 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -35.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -34.9 Mbps ) 8 ( -11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )