How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps 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 Wingate, Texas
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Internet Access in Wingate, Texas
There are 11 Internet providers operating in Wingate. 3 of these are mobile LTE providers.
The average Wingate home has 2-3 providers to choose from. Competition is desireable. It means most residents have at least two providers competing so far as pricing at a given address. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however — as a surprising 55.26 of the local population still has only one or fewer options for wired broadband services.
DSL providers like Taylor Telecom deliver broadband service using copper phone lines. This explains why it is purchased through companies that historically offered telephone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available for 44.74 percent of the local population. Refer to the graphical tools on this page to get an idea of how advertised download speeds line up with real-world speed and throughput.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Wingate's primary wired Internet providers.
Broadband coverage insights on the page below are calculated from governmental data and private datasets we source directly from telecom industry sources or through private sources. Statistics regarding speed data comes primarily from M-Labs, which is the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-filed package pricing for 140 broadband offerings within the Wingate market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
55.3% of consumers in Wingate100 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 Wingate, Texas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Taylor Telecom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.1%|
|Taylor Electric Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||11.7%|
|Mid-Plains Rural Telephone Cooperative||200 Mbps||Fiber||40s||1.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Wingate
Data from our market research team shows that popular providers currently use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since users view caps as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.