Internet providers in Dallas

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Internet services in Dallas,Texas

Stay connected in Dallas whether you’re lounging at home or cheering on the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. SpectrumFrontier 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.

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What types of internet are available in Dallas?

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.

  • Available wherever there’s cable service
  • You can expect download speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Users may experience slower speeds during “peak” usage times or times when several users are connected

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.

  • One of the most readily-available internet types
  • Cost-effective since service uses existing phone lines
  • DSL technology generally limits speeds to a lower maximum than other connections

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.

  • Offers some of the fastest download and upload speeds available
  • Limited availability as fiber networks can be expensive to build
  • Can be more expensive than other connection types

HughesNet satellite internet gives you access to high-speed internet even if you live in rural areas outside Dallas where cable or DSL internet may not be available.

  • Satellite internet is more readily available than any other internet type
  • Download and upload speeds are slower than most other internet types
  • Monthly data allowances are lower than what you’d get with cable or DSL. Going over your data may result in slower speeds

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.

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What internet speeds do I need for my Dallas home?

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.

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

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:

Internet type DSL Fiber Satellite Cable DSL
Availability Widespread Low Widespread Widespread Widespread
Average speeds 25 Mbps 50 Mbps 25 Mbps 100 Mbps 15 Mbps
Bundles Internet, TV and phone Internet, TV and phone Internet and phone Internet, TV and phone Internet and TV
Contract 1-year service agreement None 2-years None None
Equipment included Wi-Fi Gateway router, AT&T Smart Home Manager app Free installation with select bundles 50 GB/mo. of free data between 2-8 a.m. Modem and Security Suite Free off-peak data between 2-8 a.m.

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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.

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Last updated on 03/13/18.

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