Odessa, TX High Speed Internet Service
Odessa, 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 Odessa. 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 Odessa is Sparklight. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Sparklight||Cable, Fiber||2000 Mbps||2000 Mbps||99.2%|
|2||RCN||Cable, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||85.8%|
|3||AT&T||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||75.5%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||Ridgewood Holdings||wireless||65 Mbps||30 Mbps||24.5%|
Odessa TX Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Odessa which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Odessa are compared to Ector County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Texas overall?
Average download speeds in Odessa of 23.39 Mbps are faster than the Ector County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Texas.
Odessa Internet Access Facts
DSL internet is available to 31.3% of the Ector County population
The average internet download speed in Odessa is 23.39 Mbps based upon 176904 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 98.8% of the Odessa population
Fiber optic internet is available to 39.5% of Odessa residents
There are 6 residential internet providers in Odessa, TX providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Odessa is 54.3% faster than the Ector County average and 27.8% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
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 Odessa 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 Odessa, Texas.
How do the internet speeds in Odessa 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 Odessa, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 79706, 79707, 79758, 79760, 79761, 79762, 79763, 79764, 79765, 79766, 79768 and 79769
Who has the fastest internet service in Odessa?
Sparklight with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Odessa.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Odessa - 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.
Odessa 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