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Internet providers in Melissa, TX

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Melissa, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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Melissa internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Melissa 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 Melissa area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Melissa residents. DSL 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 56% of those living in Melissa.

There are five internet providers serving the Melissa area, and 92.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Melissa's five 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 Melissa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 210 Mbps 164 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 22 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
Optimum 280 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Melissa

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Melissa residents, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 11% of the area. Melissa’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 93% of Melissa 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

98%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Melissa 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 Melissa, $51.99.

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 Melissa, $0.68.

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 Melissa. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melissa's providers, 425 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Melissa covering 11% 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 Melissa than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Melissa, $51.99.

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 Melissa, $0.68.

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 1,000 Mbps in Melissa. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melissa's providers, 425 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in Melissa covering 93% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Melissa 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 Melissa, $51.99.

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 Melissa, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Melissa. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melissa's providers, 425 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Melissa with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Melissa. The next fastest internet provider in Melissa is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Melissa with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Melissa, $51.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Melissa, covering 11% of the city.

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%.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.