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Internet providers in Gainesville, TX

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AT&T $30 100 - 50 MbpsDSL98%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Nortex Communications - -Fiber-optic20%
Nortex Communications - -Cable1.926%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Gainesville internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Gainesville 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 Gainesville area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Gainesville residents. Cable 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 20% of those living in Gainesville.

There are eight internet providers serving the Gainesville area, and 97.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gainesville's eight internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Gainesville

The largest internet providers in Gainesville are AT&T, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Gainesville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Gainesville residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 98% of the area. Gainesville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Gainesville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Gainesville covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Gainesville 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $43.31.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gainesville, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Gainesville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gainesville's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Gainesville covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $43.31.

Suddenlink Communications 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 Gainesville, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Gainesville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gainesville's providers, 189 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Gainesville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Gainesville where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $43.31.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gainesville, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Gainesville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gainesville's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in Gainesville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Gainesville. The next fastest internet provider in Gainesville is Nortex Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 20% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Gainesville with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $43.31.

Nortex Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Gainesville, covering 20% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.