Internet Providers in Stafford, TX

Residential Internet Statistics for Stafford, TX
Internet Service Providers: 11
Plans Start From: $9.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Stafford, Texas:

Showing 1 to 13 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    92.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    92.4% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    67.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    67.1% Available
  • 3. Windstream
    30.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    30.7% Available
  • 4. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 5. 5. Frontier
    53.9% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    53.9% Available
  • 6. 6. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. EarthLink
    67.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    67.1% Available
  • 9. 9. AT&T Internet
    26% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    26% Available
  • 10. 10. Rise Broadband
    26.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    26.2% Available
  • 11. 11. Astound Broadband Powered by En-Touch
    10% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10% Available
  • 12. 12. Astound Broadband Powered by En-Touch
    10% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    10% Available
  • 13. 13. Mercury Wireless
    4.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    4.8% Available

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Internet Access in Stafford, Texas

Stafford features a total of 13 Internet service providers (ISPs) with home connections, and a total of 29 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers like AT&T Fiber and CenturyLink. (Take note that some may be "doubles" as many providers market residential and enterprise service separately.)

Taking a look at network tech offered the city, we see that the most common hardwired Internet tech infrastructures are Cable and 5G Internet, with 92.36% and 67.11% respectively. Traditional cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, seeing as they can utilize existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Stafford customers of cable providers like Xfinity usually select cable thanks to the reasonably low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider in Stafford. close to one hundred percent of Stafford census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, providing close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite broadband service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet in Stafford is 25 Mbps.

The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC filings. Then, it is enhanced using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than governmental websites. Lit address information is currently only available for select Internet providers. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.

To summarize, broadband coverage isn't perfect in Stafford. Still, most homes still have 2 companies to choose from. Explore the interactive map to discover which areas in Stafford have decent competition. For the time being, only 8,000 Stafford locals have access to one or fewer options.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Stafford, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 92.4%
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 30.7%
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 26.0%
Astound Broadband Powered by En-Touch 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 10.0%
Mercury Wireless 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 4.8%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet 8s 67.1%
Astound Broadband Powered by En-Touch 940 Mbps Cable 8s 10.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 26.2%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 67.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 53.9%
8,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Stafford is the 158th most connected city in Texas ahead of Bellaire, Missouri City, Richmond, and Fresno, but behind Sugar Land.

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

Approximately 20,000 people in Fort Bend County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 30% of people living in Stafford have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 77% of Stafford residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Fort Bend County, approximately 31,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Stafford

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Compare Stafford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Stafford 103.3 Mbps 17 $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +478.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +69.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +96.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +3 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +98.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +93.2 Mbps ) 11 ( -6 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )