Internet providers in Allen, TX

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Allen internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Allen is comparable to the rest of Texas - 91%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Allen area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Allen residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in Allen.

There are eight internet providers serving the Allen area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Allen's eight internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Allen

The largest internet providers in Allen are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Allen.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Allen residents, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 14% of the area. Allen’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Allen residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Allen covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Allen to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allen, $46.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allen, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Allen. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Allen's providers, 299 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Allen covering 14% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Allen than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allen, $46.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allen, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Allen. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Allen's providers, 299 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Allen covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Allen residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allen, $46.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allen, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Allen. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Allen's providers, 299 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Allen, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Allen, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Allen and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Allen at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Allen at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Allen residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Allen, TX internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 100 MbpsDSL95%
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic6.881%
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 MbpsDSL4.742%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Allen with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in Allen. The next fastest internet provider in Allen is Radiate Holdings, LP, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 17% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Allen with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Allen, $46.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Allen, covering 14% of the city. Frontier also offers fiber internet in Allen and is available to 6.881% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.