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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.483%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable47%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 12 MbpsDSL6.312%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
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Balch Springs internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Balch Springs 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 Balch Springs area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Balch Springs residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.480% of those living in Balch Springs.

There are eight internet providers serving the Balch Springs area, and 99.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Balch Springs's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Balch Springs

The largest internet providers in Balch Springs are AT&T, Spectrum, and Suddenlink Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Balch Springs.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Balch Springs residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 47% of the area. Balch Springs’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink Communications, offers cable to around 99% of Balch Springs residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Balch Springs covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Balch Springs 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $40.61.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Balch Springs, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Balch Springs. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Balch Springs's providers, 307 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

47%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in Balch Springs covering 47% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $40.61.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Balch Springs, $0.88.

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 Balch Springs. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Balch Springs's providers, 307 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to all households in Balch Springs covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $40.61.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Balch Springs, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Balch Springs. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Balch Springs's providers, 307 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Balch Springs and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Balch Springs at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Balch Springs at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Balch Springs 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 Balch Springs may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Balch Springs DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Balch Springs with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.483% of households in Balch Springs. The next fastest internet provider in Balch Springs is Suddenlink Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Balch Springs with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $40.61.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Balch Springs, covering 7.483% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.