If you aren’t connected to the Cable, you may as well live in the woods and while that may seem appealing to some the majority need that connection.
You don’t get that connection without a provider though and this is where this article can help by letting you know the top 3 providers in Austin.
Frontier is the second most popular provider in Austin and they offer 500Mbps through a DSL or Fiber connection. What a lot of people find an advantage of signing up with Frontier is there are no contract options. You won’t be stuck if you do find a more suitable provider for your needs.
With prices from $25 a month which is guaranteed to stay the same for 2 years and no commitment needed for a landline, it would be an excellent option for a student who doesn’t need all the extras and a landline clogging up valuable space in what may not be the biggest living space.
If you are only eligible for a Cable connection then Spectrum offers 100mbps with no data caps.
Spectrum Cable came into existence in 2016 but before that, it was known as Road Runner after the popular character.
The zero data cap is what makes Spectrum an attractive option, especially if you download a lot for work or just for your entertainment.
Spectrum Cable starts from $44.99 a month. For that price you receive a free modem, Security Suite for up to 10 computers and of course the no data caps.
Finally, if you want to connect through Satellite Viasat may be the choice for you. They offer download speeds of 25mbps. The fact they are widely available makes them a popular option.
Viasat has grown from 3 employees to 4,500 across 10 countries since 1986 with 26 office locations. They have launched 2 satellites to connect residents around the US: ViaSat-1, in 2011 and ViaSat-2 on June 1, 2017. ViaSat-3, a high-capacity three satellite class, is expected to launch in 2020.
If you decide Viasat’s 25mbps satellite connection is the option for you then you can sign up for it at $70 a month.
Cable Companies Stats in Austin
In Austin an incredible 100% of residents have access to broadband over a speed of 25mbps.
Across all of Texas, 100% have access to Cable or DSL Cable and Fiber is yet to be installed. The state of Texas is the 4th most connected with an average speed of 14mbps Austin.
In Texas, there are just over 40 Cable providers all with their various pros and cons. Deciding on the right one for you can make your head spin with the choices there are.
This article takes those and gives you the 3 very best to choose from.