How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Rotan, Texas
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Internet Access in Rotan, Texas
DSL Internet is the only major wired network type that has a meaningful level of coverage within Rotan proper. According to the latest data pull, it can be accessed by around 85.44 percent of Rotan. DSL Internet is delivered via phone wires you see on telephone poles, which is why it almost always comes from landline phone operators, such as EarthLink.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
There's a strong amount of choice between companies within the Rotan area. However, 300 people in the area are still without service from more than one provider. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have to rely on a low-speed wireless backup. However, this isn't the norm in Rotan — the majority of households have 3-4 Internet choices.
The packages displayed above are manually collected through our data analysis team.
Outside of the Internet providers listed above, EarthLink is another option to consider. They have Internet in 85 percent of the Rotan area. Fixed wireless companies such as TWN Communications and satellite providers such as are worth considering, but the main wired options usually offer a stronger value when it comes to performance and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
15.4% of consumers in Rotan300 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 Rotan, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||84.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||85.4%|
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.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Rotan
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that common ISPs in Rotan place some sort of limit on streaming on residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see them as a tactic to discourage streaming, while providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.