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Internet services in Dallas,TX

Stay connected in Dallas whether you’re lounging at home or cheering on the Cowboys at AT&T stadium. Spectrum (formerly Charter, Bright House and Time Warner Cable), Frontier and AT&T are a few of the top internet providers serving the Dallas area. Call Allconnect today to let our internet experts set you up with a Dallas internet provider and plan that fits all the ways you love to surf the web.

 

What types of internet are available in Dallas?

Cable 99.3%

Internet connection via cable allows for reliable high-speed internet service perfect for streaming, gaming and moderate browsing. The largest internet provider in Texas and the largest cable internet provider in Dallas is Spectrum, which serves the majority of the Dallas area.

Pros and cons:

✓ Available wherever there’s cable service

✓ You can expect download speeds up to 100 Mbps 

X Users may experience slower speeds during “peak” usage times or times when several users are connected

DSL 92.8%

DSL is a widely available, cost-effective solution for moderate users who enjoy gaming and streaming movies and music. Get DSL internet with speeds averaging around 100 Mbps from trusted providers like AT&T , which provides internet service to about 98% of the Dallas area.

Pros and cons:

✓ One of the most readily-available internet types

✓ Cost-effective since service uses existing phone lines 

X DSL technology generally limits speeds to a lower maximum than other connections

Fiber 23.4%

Enjoy the fastest speeds available with a fiber connection. Download large files, host a video chat and stream in HD without buffering. Although fiber internet is limited in the Dallas area, Frontier is one of only a few providers that offer this type of connection. AT&T and Windstream also have limited fiber options.

Pros and cons:

✓ Offers some of the fastest download and upload speeds available

X Limited availability as fiber networks can be expensive to build

X Can be more expensive than other connection types

 

What internet speeds can I get in Dallas?

About 98% of internet users in Dallas have access to speeds up to 50 Mbps. These speeds are ideal for connecting multiple devices like laptops, smartphones and gaming consoles. You’ll also be able to stream music and movies in HD, update social media, and browse news and weather alerts at your leisure. Spectrum and Frontier are currently the largest providers in the Dallas area offering speeds up to 50 Mbps with mid-tier internet packages.

What internet speeds do I need for my Dallas home?

25 Mbps

You can moderately stream, browse and game with up to 3-5 devices sharing the internet connection. As more devices are added, speeds will decrease and the likelihood of buffering will increase.

50 Mbps

These speeds are ideal for larger households where multiple users will share an internet connection. Connect 10+ devices and Skype, stream and download large files without interruption.

100 Mbps

At speeds up to 100 Mbps, you’ll be able to connect multiple devices and share bandwidth with multiple users. You and your family will be able to enjoy heavy internet use without service disruption or lag.

 

Compare internet providers in your area

Selecting an available internet provider in Dallas is quick and easy with Allconnect. Here’s a look at how internet providers in your area compare:

 

Provider

Charter Spectrum

Frontier

HughesNet

AT&T

Windstream

Internet type

Cable

Fiber

Satellite

DSL

DSL

Availability

Widespread

Low

Widespread

Widespread

Widespread

Bundles

Internet, TV and phone

Internet, TV and phone

Internet and phone

Internet, TV and phone

Internet and TV

Average speeds

100 Mbps

50 Mbps

25 Mbps

25 Mbps

15 Mbps

Included

Modem and Security Suite

Free installation with select bundles. Free Wi-Fi router

50 GB/mo. of free data between 2-8 a.m.

Wi-Fi Gateway router, AT&T Smart Home Manager app

Free off-peak data between 2-8 a.m.

 

Moving to Dallas, TX?

If you’re new to the area, setting up your service is easy. Dallas is home to many high-speed internet providers and they're all competing for your business. If you're already living in Dallas, you may just want to compare providers and prices to find a better deal. Call us today to chat with our TV and internet experts. We'll connect you with the most up-to-date offers and services from trusted providers like Spectrum and AT&T.

Check out some of the resources below to assist you with your move:

Dallas City Hall

Dallas Independent School District

Dallas Police Dept

Dallas Fire-Rescue Dept

Dallas Airport

Local DMV information

Dallas Area Rapid Transit

*per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time.

Last updated on 03/13/18.