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Internet providers in McKinney, TX

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McKinney, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic16%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL95%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Grande Communications $35.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable6.125%
Grande Communications $35.99 300 - 6 MbpsDSL2.757%
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McKinney internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in McKinney 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 McKinney area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of McKinney residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in McKinney.

There are six internet providers serving the McKinney area, and 97.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among McKinney's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in McKinney

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all McKinney residents, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 16% of the area. McKinney’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of McKinney residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in McKinney covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in McKinney 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 McKinney, $44.19.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McKinney, $0.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in McKinney. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all McKinney's providers, 684 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

16%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in McKinney covering 16% 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 McKinney than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McKinney, $44.19.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McKinney, $0.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in McKinney. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McKinney's providers, 684 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McKinney, $44.19.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McKinney, $0.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in McKinney. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all McKinney's providers, 684 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in McKinney and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in McKinney at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in McKinney at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many McKinney 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 McKinney with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in McKinney. The next fastest internet provider in McKinney is Grande Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 6.125% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in McKinney with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in McKinney, $44.19.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in McKinney, covering 16% of the city. Grande Communications also offers fiber internet in McKinney and is available to 0.608% of households.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.