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Internet Providers in Santa Anna, Texas
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Internet Access in Santa Anna, Texas
Broadband competition is above-average in Santa Anna in comparison to other Texas communities, with are 3.54 providers per census block on average. Santa Anna ranks 570th on the "most connected city" charts. (As measured by number of providers servicing each local address) Only 99.76 percent of Santa Anna residents have one or fewer options for Internet service.
Wireless Internet connections have a handful of notable issues that make wireless less than affordable for broadband access. Data caps impose the biggest issue, although fixed wireless caps are often more comparable to those on wired DSL and cable plans.
Coleman County Telephone Cooperative is also a commonly available Internet option for Santa Anna, offering mainly Fiber service available to close to one hundred percent of the area. West Central Net offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 99 percent of the area, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a West Central Net tower or access point.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only made public 6+ months after, provider availability shown may not reflect the latest upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this delay.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering practically one hundred percent of Santa Anna residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for around close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. Any speed over 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming standard definition video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for large households or bandwidth-intensive applications such as Skype and etc. See the availability maps on this page to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level in Santa Anna.
Internet Statistics 2021
99.8% of consumers in Santa Anna1,000 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 Santa Anna, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Coleman County Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||99.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Santa Anna to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Santa Anna||28.6 Mbps||9||$3.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +505.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +120.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +132 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +133.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|