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Internet providers in Forney, TX

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Forney, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL89%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic21%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable89%
PEOPLES - -DSL26%
PEOPLES - -Fiber-optic25%
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Forney internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forney 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 Forney area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Forney residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 42% of those living in Forney.

There are seven internet providers serving the Forney area, and 96.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forney's seven 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 Forney

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 113 Mbps 93 Mbps DSL
Viasat 18 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 215 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 22 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Forney

The largest internet providers in Forney are AT&T and Optimum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Forney.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Forney residents, covering 89% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 21% of the area. Forney’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 89% of Forney 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

89%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Forney covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Forney 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 Forney, $53.32.

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 Forney, $0.82.

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 Forney. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forney's providers, 360 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

21%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Forney covering 21% 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 Forney 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 Forney, $53.32.

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 Forney, $0.82.

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 Forney. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forney's providers, 360 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

89%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in Forney covering 89% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Forney 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 Forney, $53.32.

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 Forney, $0.82.

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 Forney. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forney's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Forney and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forney at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forney at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Forney 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 Forney 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 Forney DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Forney with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in Forney. The next fastest internet provider in Forney is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 21% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Forney with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forney, $53.32.

PEOPLES is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Forney, covering 25% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Forney and is available to 21% of households.

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Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.