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Internet providers in Fresno, TX

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Fresno, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL25%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable77%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable17%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic17%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fresno internet service at a glance

At 88%, broadband coverage in Fresno 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 Fresno area will have access to cable, which covers 82% of Fresno residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 34% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Fresno.

There are five internet providers serving the Fresno area, and 23.68% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fresno's five internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fresno

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 14 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 187 Mbps 161 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 187 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Fresno

The largest internet providers in Fresno are AT&T, Xfinity, and Astound bringing DSL and cable options to Fresno.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Fresno residents, covering 25% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 77% of the area. Fresno’s third most-available internet provider, Astound, offers cable to around 17% of Fresno 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

25%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Fresno covering 25% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Fresno 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Fresno, $49.19.

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 Fresno, $0.35.

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 Fresno. These download speeds are available to 25% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fresno's providers, 443 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

77%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in Fresno covering 77% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fresno, $49.19.

Xfinity 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 Fresno, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Fresno. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fresno's providers, 443 Mbps.

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Astound cable internet

Provider

Astound

Starting price*
$25.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Cable from Astound offers broadband to a limited number of households in Fresno covering 17% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Astound start at $25.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fresno, $49.19.

Astound customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fresno, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Astound offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Fresno. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fresno's providers, 443 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fresno and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fresno at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fresno at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fresno residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Fresno with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 25% of households in Fresno. The next fastest internet provider in Fresno is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Fresno with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fresno, $49.19.

Astound is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fresno, covering 17% 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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.