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Internet providers in Dallas, TX

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Internet providers in Dallas, TX

When moving to the Dallas area, you’ll want to shop available internet options in your area to get the right provider and plan for your home. Even if you aren’t moving, switching internet providers can help you save on monthly internet costs, or get you a better service for the price.

How to choose the right internet in Dallas, TX

Nearly all Dallas-area residents will have the option of cable or DSL internet, while a little more than half will also have access to fiber optic internet. Your ZIP code and address will determine which internet types, providers and speeds are available.

To choose the best Dallas internet provider for you, determine:

  • What speed you need. This will be based on:
    • How many devices you connect simultaneously
    • What activities you will need the internet for, such as gaming or 4K streaming
  • Your budget

Currently, AT&T has the best value for 100 Mbps fiber optic internet without a data cap. But, if you live on the outskirts of Dallas, you may only have options for DSL, fixed wireless or satellite internet. Fortunately, Dallas has over half a dozen choices for those types of internet connections as well.

Internet availability by type in Dallas, TX

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Top Dallas internet provider details

The three largest internet providers in Dallas are AT&T, Frontier and Spectrum. AT&T and Frontier offer DSL and fiber optic internet where available. Spectrum is the main cable internet provider in the Dallas area.

AT&T

AT&T


Frontier Communications

Frontier


Spectrum

Spectrum

Can I get service from a smaller internet provider?

  • Suddenlink – Available near the University Park area, just north of the Hi Line area and north of downtown Dallas
  • Rise Broadband – Provides coverage between Irving and the West End Historic District of Dallas
  • Grande Communications – Covers Frisco, Denton and parts of Little Elm, Corinth, Allen and just north of Carrollton

Spectrum, AT&T and Frontier are the top choices for cable, DSL and fiber internet in Dallas, but if you live in a rural area outside Dallas, you may also want to consider satellite internet. HughesNet and Viasat are popular satellite internet providers in the Dallas area and offer broadband plans where cable and fiber may not be available. 

Fastest internet providers in Dallas

Cable and fiber optic internet are your best options for high-speed internet in Dallas. Fiber optic internet often offers faster upload speeds than cable, and is less likely than cable to slow down during peak usage times. 

Fastest internet providers in Dallas

Shop high-speed internet providers and plans in your area. Click below to shop plans online, or call to speak with our internet experts about fast internet plans in Dallas, TX.

Cheapest internet service providers in Dallas

Frontier and enTouch offer budget-friendly internet options with plans starting under $30/mo. You may be able to further cut your internet costs by bundling with other services. Keep in mind that internet providers may charge for equipment rental and other hidden fees, so the lowest plan pricing is not always what you can expect to pay.

Cheap internet plans in Dallas

  • Frontier – $27.99/mo.* for up to 6 Mbps
  • enTouch Systems – $29.95/mo.* for up to 60 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber – $35.00/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • Suddenlink – $35.00/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • Grande Communications – $35.99/mo.* for up to 300 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband – $39.95/mo.* up to 25 Mbps

Pricing and availability for cheap internet in Dallas will vary by location. Click “Shop plans” to check for internet providers and pricing in your area.

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Free Wi-Fi hotspots in Dallas, TX

Dallas has many free public Wi-Fi hotspots that visitors, people working remotely, or anyone needing a connection while on the go can use. See the list below for some popular Wi-Fi hotspots in the Dallas area, and remember to keep your data and passwords secure when using a public network.

  • All Dallas public library locations Note: Libraries may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19
  • Select Dallas public parks, including Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201 and Campbell Green Park, 16600 Hillcrest, Dallas, TX 75248
  • Select cafes and coffee shops, including:
    • Starbucks
    • Stupid Good Coffee, 1910 Pacific Ave, Ste 2060, Dallas, TX 75201
    • Garden Cafe, 5310 Junius St, Dallas, TX 75214
    • Café Brazil (multiple locations)
  • All Dallas Area Rapid Transit routes

Additionally, customers of Spectrum or AT&T can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi hotspots the providers have throughout the city. Frontier currently does not offer Wi-Fi hotspot connections in Dallas.