Best Sterling City Internet Service Providers
Sterling City, TX has a total of 5 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 5 internet service options in Sterling City. 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 Sterling City is Frontier. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Frontier||DSL||115 Mbps||7 Mbps||94.2%|
|2||PowerNet Wireless||wireless||30 Mbps||30 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||VGI Technology||wireless||50 Mbps||5 Mbps||45.9%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Sterling City 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 Sterling City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Sterling City compare to Sterling County? The average speed in Sterling City is 12.3 Mbps which is faster than Sterling County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Texas average of 26.81 Mbps.
Sterling City Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 0.0% of Sterling County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Sterling County residents
The average internet download speed in Sterling County is 7.47 Mbps based upon 472 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Sterling City is 54.1% slower than the average in Texas and 62% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Sterling City is 2.61 Mbps. This is 39.6% faster than the Sterling County average and 77.5% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Sterling City residents
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 Sterling City 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 Frontier as the top provider for Sterling City, Texas.
Who has the fastest internet service in Sterling City?
Frontier with a download speed of 115 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Sterling City.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Sterling City, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 76951
How do the internet speeds in Sterling City compare to other cities in Texas?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Sterling City, Texas population.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Sterling City, Texas?
PowerNet Wireless provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Sterling City.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
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 internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Sterling City internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
Sterling City 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages