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Internet providers in Garland, TX

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Garland, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL13%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.085%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic86%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Garland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Garland 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 Garland area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Garland residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 86% of those living in Garland.

There are six internet providers serving the Garland area, and 98.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Garland's six 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 Garland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 22 Mbps 9 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 174 Mbps 119 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 103 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable
Frontier 224 Mbps 176 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Garland

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Garland residents, covering 13% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 86% of the area. Garland’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Garland 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

13%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Garland covering 13% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Garland 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 Garland, $54.15.

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 Garland, $0.71.

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 Garland. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garland's providers, 285 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Garland covering 86% 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 Garland than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Garland, $54.15.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Garland covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Garland, $54.15.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garland, $0.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Garland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garland's providers, 285 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Garland with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in Garland. The next fastest internet provider in Garland is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 1.085% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Garland with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Garland, $54.15.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Garland, covering 86% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Garland and is available to 1.085% of households.

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.

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.

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