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Internet Service in Texas

Despite the fact that large areas of Texas are rural, over 90% of Texans have access to high speed Internet that is up to 10 Mbps in download speeds. Wireless Internet is available in 100% of the state. Cable Internet is available to 85.8% of Texans. DSL is available in 86.3% of the state. However, fiber Internet is only available to 11% of the population, all of whom are in major metropolitan areas. Multiple Texas cities are found on the list of places to move for Gigabit Internet.

74.6% of Texans have high speed Internet at home, a percentage lower than the national average. 7.7% of Texans have no Internet connection at home or work. Less than 50% of residents there have 3 or more Internet providers to choose from.


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Broadband in Texas

CityProvidersAvg. Landline Speeds (mbps)Avg. WiFi Speeds (mbps)State Availability Rank*Country Availability Rank*Broadband Score
Abilene, TX173.80N/AN/A1.154161645
Allen, TX2324.51N/AN/A3.384862358
Amarillo, TX192.05N/AN/A0.441659146
Arlington, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.792960448
Austin, TX287.14N/AN/A1.691759255
Baytown, TX2037.66N/AN/A3.384562079
Beaumont, TX146.69N/AN/A1.544461928
Bedford, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.79N/AN/A48
Brownsville, TX142.37N/AN/A1.261258729
Bryan, TX194.82N/AN/A1.29658145
Burleson, TX232.73N/AN/A0.63N/AN/A40
Carrollton, TX1911.17N/AN/A3.402560042
Cedar Hill, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.40N/AN/A57
Cedar Park, TX248.74N/AN/A0.97558051
Channelview, TX22N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A81
Cleburne, TX242.73N/AN/A0.63N/AN/A42
College Station, TX194.82N/AN/A1.294762245
Conroe, TX197.86N/AN/A1.775162678
Coppell, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.40N/AN/A57
Copperas Cove, TX162.14N/AN/A0.19N/AN/A33
Corpus Christi, TX186.16N/AN/A1.851458939
Dallas, TX2611.17N/AN/A3.402459960
Deer Park, TX2337.66N/AN/A3.38N/AN/A82
Del Rio, TX121.35N/AN/A0.55N/AN/A27
Denton, TX2121.63N/AN/A1.873260743
Desoto, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.403460957
Duncanville, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.40N/AN/A57
Edinburg, TX177.14N/AN/A1.572359833
El Paso, TX169.51N/AN/A0.822660131
Euless, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.794962448
Flower Mound, TX1821.63N/AN/A1.873761240
Fort Worth, TX2925.21N/AN/A1.791959449
Friendswood, TX163.50N/AN/A1.74N/AN/A74
Frisco, TX2321.63N/AN/A1.871859358
Galveston, TX163.50N/AN/A1.74N/AN/A74
Garland, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.401358857
Georgetown, TX248.74N/AN/A0.972159751
Grand Prairie, TX2411.17N/AN/A3.403961458
Grapevine, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.79N/AN/A48
Haltom City, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.79N/AN/A48
Harker Heights, TX166.44N/AN/A0.92N/AN/A32
Harlingen, TX142.37N/AN/A1.265062529
Houston, TX2437.66N/AN/A3.382059584
Huntsville, TX151.46N/AN/A0.43N/AN/A42
Hurst, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.79N/AN/A48
Irving, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.401158657
Keller, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.79N/AN/A48
Killeen, TX166.44N/AN/A0.924361832
Kyle, TX155.46N/AN/A0.93N/AN/A33
La Porte, TX2237.66N/AN/A3.38N/AN/A81
Lancaster, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.40N/AN/A57
Laredo, TX143.79N/AN/A0.193160629
League City, TX143.50N/AN/A1.744662173
Leander, TX247.14N/AN/A1.69N/AN/A51
Lewisville, TX1821.63N/AN/A1.87758242
Little Elm, TX1821.63N/AN/A1.87N/AN/A52
Longview, TX213.22N/AN/A0.223861351
Lubbock, TX186.83N/AN/A1.261559047
Lufkin, TX131.69N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A39
Mansfield, TX2925.21N/AN/A1.79257748
Mcallen, TX167.14N/AN/A1.573661131
Mesquite, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.404061557
Midland, TX188.87N/AN/A0.282760251
Mission, TX167.14N/AN/A1.573360831
Missouri City, TX228.03N/AN/A0.773561079
Nacogdoches, TX181.93N/AN/A0.82N/AN/A44
New Braunfels, TX264.51N/AN/A1.01457953
North Richland Hills, TX2825.21N/AN/A1.79357848
Odessa, TX191.92N/AN/A1.39858339
Pasadena, TX2237.66N/AN/A3.38958481
Pearland, TX222.72N/AN/A0.554261778
Pflugerville, TX267.14N/AN/A1.692860353
Pharr, TX167.14N/AN/A1.572259631
Plano, TX2324.51N/AN/A3.383060558
Port Arthur, TX146.69N/AN/A1.54157628
Richardson, TX2311.17N/AN/A3.401058557
Rockwall, TX18N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A52
Rosenberg, TX21N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A78
Round Rock, TX24N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A51
Rowlett, TX21N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A55
San Angelo, TX15N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A40
San Antonio, TX30N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A58
San Juan, TX16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A31
San Marcos, TX16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A46
Schertz, TX24N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A48
Sherman, TX23N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A52
Southlake, TX28N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A48
Spring, TX18N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Sugar Land, TX22N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A79
Temple, TX19N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A35
Texarkana, TX12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A34
Texas City, TX16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A74
The Colony, TX16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A39
Tyler, TX23N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A46
Victoria, TX18N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A44
Waco, TX20N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A32
Waxahachie, TX24N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A39
Weslaco, TX16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A31
Wichita Falls, TX21N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A46
Wylie, TX23N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A57
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Broadband Service in Texas

Since 2009, the Connected Nation (Texas) has been awarded $8,026,000.00 in federal dollars for Texas's "Connected Texas" program. Texas has awarded these monies to 18 organizations and departments within the state.

Broadband is spread unevenly throughout the state.

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