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Internet providers in Allen, TX

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Allen, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic6.881%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable17%
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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 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 58% of those living in Allen.

There are seven internet providers serving the Allen area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Allen's seven internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Allen

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 40 Mbps 10 Mbps Wireless
HughesNet 31 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 201 Mbps 155 Mbps Fiber-optic
AT&T 122 Mbps 102 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 142 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allen, $50.13.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allen, $0.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Allen. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Allen's providers, 576 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allen, $50.13.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allen, $0.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 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, 576 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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, $50.13.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allen, $0.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Allen. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Allen's providers, 576 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 offers 100% availability in Allen and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Allen at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Allen at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Allen residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Allen may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Allen cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Allen with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Allen. The next fastest internet provider in Allen is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 14% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Allen with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Allen, $50.13.

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.

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.

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.

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