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 Votaw, Texas
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Internet Access in Votaw, Texas
For more sparsely populated areas such as Votaw, fixed microwave Internet and mobile LTE-type Internet services are the primary access option. FCC records indicate no meaningful wired broadband infrastructure availability at residential addresses, but fixed wireless Internet is a decent replacement available to 48.14 percent of local census blocks.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently tallied up biannually and only released six or more months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.
For Votaw residents, there are no true broadband providers serving the area. (At least, that meets a 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance benchmark.)
Rise Broadband is also a commonly available Internet choice in Votaw, offering Fixed Wireless service in 48 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Votaw as measured by coverage area. As the maps below show, these ISPs frequently cover the same addresses in most blocks around Votaw.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Votaw600 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 Votaw, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Eastex Telephone Cooperative||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||15.9%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||48.1%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Votaw
Data collected by our research team shows that top providers in the area currently place a limit on streaming on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.