Internet Providers in Sheridan, TX

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Internet Access in Sheridan, Texas

Competition between Internet service providers is above-average in Sheridan in comparison with other parts of the state, with is an average of 3.5 providers available in each census block. Sheridan ranks at 777th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 100 percent of Sheridan addresses have fewer than two choices for broadband service.

AT&T is also a commonly available broadband choice for Sheridan, offering Fixed Wireless service available to 97 percent of the area. Ranch Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of Sheridan, although it requires roof access and line of site with a Ranch Wireless access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Sheridan's most widely available wired broadband choices.

Wireless internet services like satellite suffer from several caveats that make wireless options not particularly ideal for broadband access. Limited data use ("data caps") are the biggest issue.

All the coverage data found here comes from FCC data, requiring providers in Sheridan to report there coverage area data biannually. By leveraging our relationships with ISPs, we are able to further verify public data with privatized data including lit addresses submitted by Internet providers. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating from the Sheridan area from M-Labs, a tool integrated with Google and BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Sheridan, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sheridan, Texas

  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 97.2% Availability in Sheridan - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sheridan - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sheridan - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sheridan

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Sheridan is the 777th most connected city in Texas behind Columbus, Eagle Lake, Hallettsville, Schulenburg, and Weimar.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Colorado 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.

In Colorado County, approximately 7,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sheridan

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Ranch Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
VTX Communications Fixed Wireless 98.6%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 97.2%+ 25 Mbps
SCT Broadband Fixed Wireless 54.5%+ 15 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Ranch Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 100% 10 Mbps