Internet Providers in Sierra Blanca, Texas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sierra Blanca, TX
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 9.39 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 11.39%

Internet Access in Sierra Blanca, Texas

As it stands, DSL is the only high-speed wired network type with widespread coverage within Sierra Blanca. As of our most current data, it's available to approximately 92.98 percent of Sierra Blanca. DSL Internet service is delivered by twisted copper landline phone wires on utility poles. This is the reason DSL almost always is provided by phone companies, such as Windstream.

The plans displayed on this page are manually gathered by our data team.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Sierra Blanca.

Windstream and Dell Telephone Cooperative also have Internet service in Sierra Blanca, often competing for the same customers.

Initialize the interactive map below to explore broadband choice at a granular census block level. You should discover that while most neighborhoods have about 4-5 choices, some areas can be less connected and might be limited to one. A surprising 23.71 percent of households are in precisely this situation.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Sierra Blanca with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Sierra Blanca is the 639th most connected city in Texas ahead of Fort Hancock, Fabens, Clint, and Tornillo, but behind Van Horn.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Sierra Blanca, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Dell Telephone Cooperative 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s
DELCOM 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sierra Blanca, Texas

  • Dell Telephone Cooperative - 76.3% Availability in Sierra Blanca - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Windstream - 87.5% Availability in Sierra Blanca - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • DELCOM - 2.3% Availability in Sierra Blanca - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sierra Blanca - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sierra Blanca - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sierra Blanca

Sierra Blanca Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sierra Blanca is the 639th most connected city in Texas ahead of Fort Hancock, Fabens, Clint, and Tornillo, but behind Van Horn.

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

Approximately 700 people in Hudspeth 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: 76% of people living in Sierra Blanca 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 76% of Sierra Blanca 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.

In Hudspeth 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 and Video Streaming in Sierra Blanca

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the top providers currently place a limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because users view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sierra Blanca

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Dell Telephone Cooperative Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 76.3%+ 100 Mbps
Windstream DSL 87.5%+ 200 Mbps
AMA Techtel Fixed Wireless 86.7%+ 100 Mbps
DELCOM Fiber and Fixed Wireless 57.4%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dell Telephone Cooperative DSL 100% 7 Mbps
AMA Techtel Fixed Wireless 20.2%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Sierra Blanca to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sierra Blanca 9.4 Mbps 9 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.9 Mbps ) 9 $0.34 ( $0.00 )