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Internet providers in Balch Springs, TX

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Balch Springs, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.483%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable47%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL6.312%
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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 cable, which covers 100% of Balch Springs residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 54% 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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Balch Springs

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 709 Mbps 523 Mbps Cable
AT&T 152 Mbps 123 Mbps DSL
Optimum 230 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Balch Springs

The largest internet providers in Balch Springs are AT&T, Spectrum, and Optimum 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, Optimum, offers cable to around 99% of Balch Springs 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

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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $54.27.

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 Balch Springs, $0.55.

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 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, 350 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

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $54.27.

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 Balch Springs, $0.55.

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 Balch Springs. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Balch Springs's providers, 350 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Optimum’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 Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $54.27.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Balch Springs, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum 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, 350 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Balch Springs at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $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 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 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Balch Springs. The next fastest internet provider in Balch Springs is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 7.483% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Balch Springs with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Balch Springs, $54.27.

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

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.