Find internet service and providers in Texas
Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Texas
Texas goes big on internet options, with well over 150 internet providers operating across the state. Spectrum and AT&T are the most widely available providers, and both can get you excellent service with affordable prices and impressive speeds—but avoid AT&T’s sluggish DSL service if a faster connection is available.
Pockets of the Lone Star State can also get fiber, cable or affordable 5G access from T-Mobile 5G Home Internet, Frontier, Optimum, and Astound Broadband.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from customers in Texas.
That ranks Texas 21st nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Texas
$73.27 average price per payment for internet, per household
87.7% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.7/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.7/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.78 average people per household
$63,366 average income per household
39 average age per household
56% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in Texas
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|United Communications||320.04 Mbps||181.94 Mbps||39.55%||View Plans for United Communications|
|Tachus||216.43 Mbps||196.58 Mbps||36.24%||View Plans for Tachus|
|Google Fiber||205.79 Mbps||189.5 Mbps||58.92%|
|Vexus Fiber||205.7 Mbps||149.81 Mbps||88.67%||View Plans for Vexus Fiber|
|Monster Broadband||198.97 Mbps||158.41 Mbps||72.49%||View Plans for Monster Broadband|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||245 Mbps||76.8%||99%||See all providers for 5G Home|
|Cable||944.02 Mbps||79.9%||80.92%||See all providers for Cable|
|DSL||713.2 Mbps||47.76%||77.93%||See all providers for DSL|
|Fiber||3169.47 Mbps||75.56%||78.04%||See all providers for Fiber|
|Fixed Wireless||65.98 Mbps||73%||78.85%||See all providers for Fixed Wireless|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||27.59%||99%||See all providers for LTE Home|
|Satellite||64.13 Mbps||83.88%||100%||See all providers for Satellite|
Best cities for internet in Texas
Cities in Texas with the fastest internet
Stephenville is the best city in Texas for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Haltom City and Coppell also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Texas
Houston is the most internet-connected city in Texas. Houston makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Houston's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Dallas and San Antonio also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.