Aransas Pass, TX High Speed Internet Service
Aransas Pass, TX has a total of 3 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 3 internet service options in Aransas Pass. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Aransas Pass is Sparklight. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Sparklight||Cable||1000 Mbps||50 Mbps||99.5%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Aransas Pass TX Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Aransas Pass have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Aransas Pass of 6.03 Mbps are faster than the Aransas County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Texas.
Aransas Pass Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Aransas Pass is 6.03 Mbps. This is 78.4% faster than the Aransas County average and 48% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 98.4% of Aransas County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 43.5% of Aransas County residents
The average internet download speed in Aransas County is 14.97 Mbps based upon 26312 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Aransas Pass is 7.2% slower than the average in Texas and 23.2% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Aransas Pass is 24.89 Mbps based upon 15872 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Aransas Pass residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Sparklight as the top provider for Aransas Pass, Texas.
How do the internet speeds in Aransas Pass compare to other cities in Texas?
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Aransas Pass, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 78335, 78336 and 78362
Who has the fastest internet service in Aransas Pass?
Sparklight with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Aransas Pass.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Aransas Pass, Texas.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Aransas Pass Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 100+ channels
- 200 hours of cloud DVR
- 2 TV plans
- No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app