West University Place, TX High Speed Internet Service
West University Place, TX has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in West University Place. 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 West University Place 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||99.2%|
|2||Xfinity||Cable, Fiber||2000 Mbps||2000 Mbps||99.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
West University Place 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
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in West University Place compare to Harris County? The average speed in West University Place is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Harris County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Texas average of 26.81 Mbps.
West University Place Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in West University Place is 7.19 Mbps. This is 11.1% slower than the Harris County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 93.9% of Harris County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 53.3% of Harris County residents
The average internet download speed in Harris County is 24.48 Mbps based upon 12916232 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in West University Place is 20.5% faster than the average in Texas and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in West University Place is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 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 West University Place 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 West University Place, Texas.
Who has the fastest internet service in West University Place?
Xfinity with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in West University Place.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for West University Place, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 77005
How do the internet speeds in West University Place compare to other cities in Texas?
Click through to see how the West University Place broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Deer Park, Hooks, Llano, Mount Vernon, Porter Heights, Rocksprings, Southside Place
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 West University Place 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
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in West University Place - AT&T.
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.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of West University Place, TX residents.
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
West University Place 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 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