Best Little Elm Internet Service Providers
Little Elm, TX has a total of 6 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 6 internet service options in Little Elm. 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 Little Elm is AT&T. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||AT&T||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||87.1%|
|2||RCN||Cable, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||64.1%|
|3||Optimum||Cable||1000 Mbps||50 Mbps||47.8%|
|4||Nextlink||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Little Elm TX Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
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 Little Elm of 11 Mbps are slower than the Denton County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Texas.
Little Elm Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Little Elm is 11 Mbps. This is 1.3% slower than the Denton County average and 5.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 88.4% of Denton County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 67.7% of Denton County residents
The average internet download speed in Denton County is 34.7 Mbps based upon 2564144 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Little Elm is 104.4% faster than the average in Texas and 69.1% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Little Elm is 54.8 Mbps based upon 185600 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 Little Elm 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 AT&T as the top provider for Little Elm, Texas.
How do the internet speeds in Little Elm compare to other cities in Texas?
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Little Elm, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 75034, 75068 and 76227
Who has the fastest internet service in Little Elm?
AT&T, RCN and Optimum with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Little Elm.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Little Elm - AT&T.
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.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Little Elm, TX residents.
Little Elm 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.
- 410+ channels
- Voice activated remote control
- Customize your plan
- Optimum entertainment experience available on the new Apple TV in 4K
- 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