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Fort Worth is known as the city; "where the west begins." However, it's no longer a small Texas town of the Old West — there are nearly one million residents living in Fort Worth. While you can still find remnants of its past, such as the Log Cabin Village, Fort Worth has become a modern and vibrant city with high-speed internet available throughout.
If you're moving to Fort Worth, Texas or you're ready to comparison shop the best local internet providers, you may find this review helpful. We've analyzed several of the top Fort Worth internet providers to give you guidance on which broadband service plans may work best for you.
|Defining trait||Fastest Internet Speeds||Best Price||Best for No Commitments|
|Download speeds (Mbps)||100 Mbps|
|Prices starting at||$50 per month||$27.99 per month||$49.99 per month|
|Contract length||12 months||24 months||None|
|Data cap||1 TB or unlimited||None||None|
If your household has several family members who stream videos, shop online and web chat at once, high-speed internet is essential. Without it, your family can experience slow page loads and lag times when streaming music or movies. Fortunately, AT&T offers fiber optic internet service in Fort Worth so that you can take advantage of the fastest speeds in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Frontier Communications makes our list of the best Fort Worth internet providers for its low prices. Besides high-speed internet, the company provides satellite television through Direct TV and phone services. Frontier claims its internet speeds are faster than those of cable internet providers because you won't have to share the broadband connection with neighbors — Frontier directly wires internet to your home.
Spectrum may be the best choice if you prefer not to fuss with the fine print. This Fort Worth internet provider does not lock you into a long-term contract to access their internet services. You also won't be limited by data caps or speed throttling on your internet plan.
We analyzed a dozen companies to find the best internet providers in Fort Worth. Some of the key features we looked for include:
If you're the only connected device to your broadband router, 6 Mbps may be just enough to stream a high-definition game or video. To be safe, you may want to upgrade to 25 Mbps or higher so you avoid lag time, especially if you'd like to connect more than one device.
Depending on the neighborhood, you'll have access to speeds ranging between 6 Mbps to 1000 Mbps.
Many internet providers limit how much bandwidth you use to download large files, stream movies, listen to music, or video chat. Data cap limits are usually included in the fine print. Some internet providers may not have a data cap, but may slow down or throttle your internet speed to limit how much data you're using.