Fixed Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) in Texas

There are 162 fixed wireless internet service providers (WISPs) in Texas as of our last data update in 2021.

Our count is based on FCC provider filings, updated manually to account for mergers, closures, and new company formations. 1 While WISPs historically have focused on rural service, where wireless is the only cost effective means of providing last-mile service, the technology has recently become more prevalent in urban areas.

Of the 162 fixed wireless internet providers in Texas, 152 offer residential services, and 141 offer business services. 131 providers in the state offer both residential and business service.

Top residential WISPs in Texas

The five largest fixed wireless internet providers in Texas by coverage area are:

  • BelWave Communications: residential speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Skybeam: residential speeds up to 102 Mbps
  • Nextlink Residential: residential speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • VTXC: residential speeds up to 30 Mbps
  • Cirra Networks: residential speeds up to 50 Mbps

Texas Fixed Wireless internet providers summary

ProviderPopulation CoveredDownload SpeedUpload SpeedServices Offered
BelWave Communications630142550 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
Skybeam5348747102 Mbps102 MbpsResidential, business.
Nextlink Residential430617250 Mbps30 MbpsResidential, business.
VTXC281491730 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Cirra Networks191811750 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
Celltex Networks101521051 Mbps51 MbpsResidential, business.
Wireless Internet Corp80415740 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
SOS Communications620732200 Mbps20 MbpsResidential, business.
AT&T Internet60648310 Mbps1 MbpsResidential
TRANSWORLD NETWORK CORP56231515 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Coba Systems55500395 Mbps45 MbpsResidential
West Central Net3440034 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
AW Broadband338315100 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
Texas Broadband, Inc.3151133 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Central Link Broadband26296020 Mbps20 MbpsResidential
Skynet Country26185750 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Vivint Wireless, Inc.229188100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential
DCTexas Internet1983308 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Autophone of Laredo19685760 Mbps20 MbpsResidential, business.
Pinnacle Network Solutions18641825 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Gower Net1772462 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Community Internet Providers15690210 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
AMA TechTel Communications155926100 Mbps15 MbpsResidential, business.
Speed of Light Broadband14068750 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
TekWav120453100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
Roll Call Security & Communications, LLC.11788030 Mbps30 MbpsResidential, business.
Choice Broadband10399630 Mbps6 MbpsResidential
United States Cellular Corporation920392 Mbps2 MbpsResidential
New Source Broadband I LLC9095750 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
Net 3 ISP8571650 Mbps30 MbpsResidential, business.
Rock Solid Internet & Telephone83307100 Mbps75 MbpsResidential, business.
BOB, LLC80920500 Mbps500 MbpsBusiness
PEOPLES76888500 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
Skynet6850515 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
ZochNet6807725 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
Veopoint Internet6729710 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Wifires6229072 Mbps7 MbpsResidential, business.
Western Broadband5976615 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Rural Texas Broadband5937525 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Mission Valley Communications, LLC.5877525 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Resound Networks LLC58057100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
Bee Creek Communications5548950 Mbps20 MbpsResidential, business.
Texhoma Wireless4889015 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Echo Wireless4536716 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Totelcom Networks, LLC4294425 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
Alamo Broadband Inc.41901100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
King Street Wireless L.P.3709310 Mbps2 MbpsResidential
Basin 2 Way3572710 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Southwestern Wireless Inc3517320 Mbps20 MbpsResidential, business.
Brady Communications3494625 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Linxus Internet32847100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
Dell Telephone Cooperative, Inc.3241610 Mbps1 MbpsResidential
Westex Telecom277594 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
BrazosWiFi2772560 Mbps60 MbpsResidential, business.
One Ring Networks26778500 Mbps500 MbpsResidential, business.
Big Bend Telecom2547918 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Colorado Valley Communications, Inc.251398 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Gtek Communications2451951 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
TPx Communications242471000 Mbps1000 MbpsBusiness
Wharton County Electric Cooperative, Inc.2392715 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Razer Wireless Inc.2328318 Mbps8 MbpsResidential, business.
rNetworks Wireless Broadband2113825 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Texas Cellnet2008425 Mbps15 MbpsResidential, business.
Hallettsville Communications200412 Mbps1 MbpsResidential
Nextwave Wireless1826025 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
WIFIRUS, LLC.1754660 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
Panhandle Telecommunication Systems Inc1734312 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Zulu Internet Inc1700015 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
Phoenix Broadband, LLC16669102 Mbps102 MbpsResidential, business.
Web Fire Communications, Inc.1637310 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
FASI1592610 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
ZOOM1570051 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
432 Internet, LLC1445251 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
SCT Broadband1432015 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Border to Border Communications, Inc.1379020 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
TexasData13737100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
SpeedConnect, LLC1369110 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
JackRabbit Wireless13311100 Mbps5 MbpsResidential
Spry Wireless Communications Inc.1310940 Mbps30 MbpsResidential, business.
Delcom, Inc.1212920 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
IguanaNet, LLC1074221 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
AnvilCommunications106529 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Reach Broadband10571100 Mbps10 MbpsResidential
Nortex Communications10211100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
Mountain Zone TV Systems1010820 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
ANTS-Technology, Inc.994931 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Big Bend Telephone Company985318 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Towerstream88021000 Mbps1000 MbpsBusiness
Smith Internet Solutions854130 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
Backroads Broadband801440 Mbps40 MbpsResidential, business.
Coleman County Telephone Cooperative Inc790715 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Plains Internet LLC7826200 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
Southern Broadband LLC7699100 Mbps12 MbpsResidential, business.
Gulf Coast Broadband731820 Mbps15 MbpsResidential, business.
ETEX Communications, LP7066100 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
Choice Broadband694820 Mbps2 MbpsResidential
MyJEC.net655125 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Denton Commercial Internet621020 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
Zion Broadband, Inc.6168200 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
VGI Technology, Inc.601650 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
pathway536130 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Poka Lambro Telecommunications, Ltd.515710 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Txol Internet469625 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
SmartBurst LLC461820 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Totelcom Communications, LLC446525 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
Cobalt Ridge LLC441281 Mbps15 MbpsResidential
SANTA ROSA TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE - 000506361542266 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Wi-Five Broadband413718 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Pride Network, Inc.41088 Mbps2 MbpsResidential
TISD Inc385051 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
T3VoiceNet38380 Mbps0 MbpsBusiness
Legacy ISP357432 Mbps6 MbpsResidential, business.
Centex Web Access321115 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Falcon Internet3110106 Mbps24 MbpsResidential, business.
Heritage Broadband, LLC2993100 Mbps15 MbpsResidential, business.
Exstream Wireless288720 Mbps2 MbpsResidential
EBTX Wireless275220 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
LVWificom270416 Mbps4 MbpsResidential, business.
Meridian LTE25896 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Smartcom Telephone258630 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
325 Internet, LLC258051 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
NTX Fiberwave237040 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
Aerolink Networks20917 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
WiSER Communications20858 Mbps8 MbpsResidential, business.
Balatize Broadband Services LLC203710 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
AeroFlight Internet167270 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Grayson Collin Communications1548100 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Fiber Wave, LLC1349100 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
Wes-Tex Telephone Cooperative13114 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
PATHWAYZ Communications, Inc.111415 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Hill Country Telephone Cooperative, Inc.110850 Mbps50 MbpsResidential, business.
Etex Telephone98610 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
Rarity Communications920150 Mbps100 MbpsResidential
Falcon Wireless89525 Mbps3 MbpsResidential
Hill Country Wireless Technology803100 Mbps25 MbpsResidential, business.
Terral Telephone dba Wavelinx62310 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Transtelco5801000 Mbps1000 MbpsBusiness
Panhandle Telephone Cooperative55012 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
NTS Communications, Inc.5103 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
WT Services48110 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Bluebird Broadband Services3922 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
NTS Telephone3758 Mbps2 MbpsResidential
Southwest Texas Telephone Company32610 Mbps1 MbpsResidential, business.
ALENCO31415 Mbps3 MbpsResidential, business.
Sky Fiber Internet293100 Mbps100 MbpsResidential, business.
Southwest Telephone Company2653 Mbps1.5 MbpsResidential, business.
VTCI25530 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
GrimesCountyNET19830 Mbps10 MbpsResidential, business.
Plateau1835 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Spectrotel1655 Mbps5 MbpsBusiness
XIT Telecommunication & Technology, Ltd.12120 Mbps2 MbpsResidential, business.
Future Technologies10420 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
EngineerAustinLLC4830 Mbps30 MbpsResidential
KTC Telecom3230 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.
Usfon Inc.32200 Mbps200 MbpsBusiness
Tampnet Inc.201 Mbps1 MbpsBusiness
Ind-Co Cable TV Inc.151.5 Mbps0.51 MbpsResidential
Cap Rock Telephone Cooperative11.5 Mbps0.38 MbpsResidential, business.
Encounter Wireless LLC015 Mbps5 MbpsResidential
NexGen Wireless LLC00 Mbps0 MbpsBusiness
Tailwind Voiceand Data010 Mbps5 MbpsBusiness
Hunt Telecommunications05 Mbps5 MbpsResidential, business.

This page is based on a database of Texas-based internet service providers maintained by ConnectTexas.com. This page updates automatically as we update the database on a monthly basis. The last modification was made 2020 November

Page Summary
  • 62% of Texas residents are in-footprint of a fixed wireless internet service provider (WISP). Serviceability is dependent on line of site with a WISP tower.
  • Suburban and rural use of fixed wireless technology is common in Texas, particularly from mid-size providers like Rise Broadband who compete with cable in suburban areas.

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