Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington – Population 7,539,711
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land – Population 6,997,384
Dallas-Plano-Irving – Population 5,007,190
The largest metro area in Texas is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a population of 7,539,711.00. This is followed by the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metro area, with a population of 6,997,384.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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86% get DSL
86% get Cable
33% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The ENMR-Plateau Middle Mile project intends to enhance broadband capabilities for critical community anchor institutions in eastern New Mexico and west Texas by lighting a more than 1,600-mile ring of fiber and constructing 74 miles of new fiber in five communities.
TX Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.