Best Wichita Falls Internet Service Providers
Wichita Falls, TX has a total of 7 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 7 internet service options in Wichita Falls. 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 Wichita Falls is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||96.9%|
|2||Vast Broadband||Fiber||10000 Mbps||10000 Mbps||15.8%|
|3||Pinnacle Network Solutions||wireless||100 Mbps||5 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||Rise Broadband||wireless||25 Mbps||5 Mbps||57.7%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||Nextlink||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||43.2%|
|7||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls 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
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Wichita Falls are compared to Wichita County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Texas overall?
Average download speeds in Wichita Falls of 32.79 Mbps are faster than the Wichita County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Texas.
Wichita Falls Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Wichita Falls is 32.79 Mbps based upon 196720 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 96.9% of the Wichita Falls population
Fiber optic internet is available to 27.7% of Wichita Falls residents
There are 7 residential internet providers in Wichita Falls, TX providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Wichita Falls is 41.2% faster than the Wichita County average and 1.2% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 92.9% of Wichita County 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 Wichita Falls 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Wichita Falls, Texas.
Who has the fastest internet service in Wichita Falls?
Vast Broadband with a download speed of 10000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Wichita Falls.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Wichita Falls, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 76301, 76302, 76305, 76306, 76307, 76308, 76309, 76310, 76311 and 76367
How do the internet speeds in Wichita Falls compare to other cities in Texas?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Wichita Falls - Vast Broadband.
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 Wichita Falls, Texas?
Pinnacle Network Solutions provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Wichita Falls.
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 Wichita Falls 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
Wichita Falls 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.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 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