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Internet providers in Carrollton, TX

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL97%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL3.854%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Carrollton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Carrollton 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 Carrollton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Carrollton 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 97% of those living in Carrollton.

There are six internet providers serving the Carrollton area, and 96.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carrollton's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Carrollton

The largest internet providers in Carrollton are Frontier and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Carrollton.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Carrollton residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 97% of the area. Carrollton’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of Carrollton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Carrollton covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Carrollton 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Carrollton, $44.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carrollton, $1.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Carrollton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Carrollton's providers, 80 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Carrollton covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Carrollton, $44.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carrollton, $1.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Carrollton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Carrollton's providers, 80 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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Carrollton covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Carrollton 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 Carrollton, $44.58.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carrollton, $1.94.

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 Carrollton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carrollton's providers, 80 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Carrollton with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Carrollton. The next fastest internet provider in Carrollton is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Carrollton with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carrollton, $44.58.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carrollton, covering 97% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.