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Internet providers in University City, MO

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic61%
AT&T $30 100 - 100 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 120 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.137%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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University City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in University City is slightly higher than the rest of Missouri - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the University City area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of University City residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 61% of those living in University City.

There are seven internet providers serving the University City area, and 99.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among University City's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in University City

The largest internet providers in University City are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to University City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all University City residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 61% of the area. University City’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of University City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in University City covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in University City to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in University City, $48.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in University City, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in University City. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all University City's providers, 253 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

61%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to most households in University City covering 61% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout University City than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in University City, $48.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in University City, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in University City. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all University City's providers, 253 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in University City covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but University City residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in University City, $48.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in University City, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in University City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all University City's providers, 253 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of University City, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside University City, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in University City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in University City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in University City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many University City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of University City may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to University City cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in University City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 61% of households in University City. The next fastest internet provider in University City is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in University City with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in University City, $48.00.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in University City, covering 61% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.