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Internet providers in Stafford, TX

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Stafford, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL19%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL43%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable90%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 1,000 MbpsDSL37%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.288%
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Stafford internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in Stafford 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 Stafford area will have access to cable, which covers 90% of Stafford residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.700% of those living in Stafford.

There are nine internet providers serving the Stafford area, and 82.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Stafford's nine internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Stafford

The largest internet providers in Stafford are AT&T, Frontier, and Xfinity bringing DSL and cable options to Stafford.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Stafford residents, covering 19% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 43% of the area. Stafford’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 90% of Stafford residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

19%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Stafford covering 19% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Stafford 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Stafford, $35.42.

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 Stafford, $1.07.

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 Stafford. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Stafford's providers, 604 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

43%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Stafford covering 43% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Stafford 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Stafford, $35.42.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stafford, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Stafford. These download speeds are available to 43% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Stafford's providers, 604 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Stafford covering 90% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Stafford, $35.42.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stafford, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Stafford. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Stafford's providers, 604 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Stafford and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stafford at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stafford at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Stafford residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Stafford with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 37% of households in Stafford. The next fastest internet provider in Stafford is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.288% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Stafford with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stafford, $35.42.

En-Touch Systems is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Stafford, covering 2.415% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Stafford and is available to 2.288% of households.

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%.

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.

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.