The Best Internet Providers in Dallas
Everything is bigger in Texas – including your range of choices for an Internet service provider. For simplicity, we have listed four of the best internet service providers in the Dallas area, ranked by what we believed to be relevant information. We looked at several key characteristics, focusing more precisely on their overall connection and download speeds, contract length, and their starting prices, as well as other key features like customer satisfaction scores.
The Best Internet Providers In Dallas
- Mediacom – Best Bonus Rewards
- AT&T – Bundled Services
- Frontier – Cheapest Starting Package
- Spectrum – The Business Option
Mediacom – Best Bonus Rewards
Want the widest variety of benefits in your internet service provider contract? Mediacom offers a host of bundled features, cashing in on a jack-of-all-trades subscription service. Not only do they provide television, internet, phone, and home security, you can also take control of your television experience with Mediacom’s Xtream TV options. Mediacom also boasts one of the highest data cap features around, with up to 6 TB (6000 GB) of data usage allowance for up to 24+ simultaneous devices – perfect for a large and busy household that not only streams content, but records or uploads as well. Additionally, you will also be eligible to receive a $100 VISA© Gift Card with Select Bundle orders, but promotions may vary seasonally.
AT&T – Best For Bundled Services
Why stop at just internet? If you are looking for an additional cellphone, cable, or other bonuses when considering an internet service provider, AT&T Wireless offers a number of cable packages – including DIRECTV – which starts at $89.99 / mo. for 12 months (plus taxes). Whether you are looking to provide television and internet service for your home, or a variety of cell phone options for a sprawling family, AT&T offers a number of different packages to suit your digital needs. AT&T’s got the firepower to back up their offers: Their 1 TB data cap generates enough data to host all the appliances you want under your plan. To build your own “bundle”, visit AT&T’s website.
Frontier – Most Affordable Starting Package
Scrimpers and savers, rejoice. Frontier’s offerings are some of the cheapest starting plans around, with $27.99 a month for up to 24 months with their starter services. You can download at up to 500 mbps for $39.99 with a simple upgrade, which making Frontier one of the cheapest around when it comes to download quality upgrades. Frontier also features unlimited data caps, as well as technical support. You can also apply to receive a Visa Rewards Card through their online programs as well, depending on the promotions running when you sign up.
Spectrum – Best for Business Internet
Spectrum covers all of Dallas and Fort Worth areas, but with some limitations near the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. If you are a small business looking to power your company’s internet (and you’re not near the airport) then Spectrum uniquely offers Spectrum Business, with perks such as free business email accounts for all employees, as well as your own web hosting and domain services. For more information about Spectrum Business specifically, visit their homepage.
We looked at several key features when determining the best Dallas internet service providers:
- Coverage – What makes a good Internet service provider? More than anything, it is the range of coverage they provide, and as such this was the number one characteristic we investigated.
- Value – Specific pricing, monthly contracts, speed ranges – all of these qualities add up to the overall value you search for in an Internet service provider. These concepts informed our research when looking to meet your customer needs, as the best providers will have combinations of any or all of these.
- Customer Satisfaction – We used customer satisfaction reports from J.D. Power to get an indication of each company’s reputation among their customer base. Typically most internet companies do not score highly, but these votes do correlate with metrics like billing, customer to provider communication, and reliability of service.
Get more information about the search on our How We Found the Best Internet Providers in Dallas.
Dallas Internet FAQ
Most low-end packages in the Dallas area range from $30-45 a month for your first year or so, depending on the terms of agreement. Be sure to read the fine print on the provider you choose, as several plans range from a year to two years. Starting price is often defined by a number of additional characteristics, so make sure you are meeting the internet needs of your household before making a selection.
AT&T, Frontier, and Spectrum currently provide the widest range of service.
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