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Internet providers in Livingston, TX

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Livingston, TX internet providers

Provider
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable21%
Dalton Telephone Co. $74.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Dalton Telephone Co. $74.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsDSL99%
Eastex Net $69.95 5 - 25 MbpsDSL3.111%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Livingston internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Livingston 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 Livingston area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Livingston residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in Livingston.

There are five internet providers serving the Livingston area, and 22.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Livingston's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Livingston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Eastex Net 42 Mbps 49 Mbps DSL
Viasat 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 21 Mbps 5 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 6 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Livingston

The largest internet providers in Livingston are Optimum and Dalton Telephone Co. bringing cable and DSL options to Livingston.

Cable internet from Optimum is available to many Livingston residents, covering 21% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Dalton Telephone Co., which covers 99% of the area. Livingston’s third most-available internet provider, Dalton Telephone Co., offers DSL to around 99% of Livingston residents.

Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

21%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to some, but not many households in Livingston covering 21% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Livingston 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 Livingston, $63.98.

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 Livingston, $0.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Livingston. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Livingston's providers, 31 Mbps.

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Dalton Telephone Co. cable internet

Provider

Dalton Telephone Co.

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Dalton Telephone Co. offers broadband to all households in Livingston covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Dalton Telephone Co. start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Livingston, $63.98.

Dalton Telephone Co. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Livingston, $0.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Dalton Telephone Co. offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Livingston. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Livingston's providers, 31 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Dalton Telephone Co. DSL internet

Provider

Dalton Telephone Co.

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Dalton Telephone Co. offers broadband to all households in Livingston covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Dalton Telephone Co. uses telephone lines in Livingston 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 Dalton Telephone Co. start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Livingston, $63.98.

Dalton Telephone Co. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Livingston, $0.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Dalton Telephone Co. offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Livingston. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Livingston's providers, 31 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Livingston with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 21% of households in Livingston. The next fastest internet provider in Livingston is Dalton Telephone Co., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Livingston with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Livingston, $63.98.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.