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38851 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL85%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.450%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL3.340%
Buckeye Broadband $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable52%
C Spire - -Fiber-optic49%
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38851 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 38851 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Mississippi - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 38851 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 55% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in the 38851 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 38851 area, and 63.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 38851, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Houston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 16 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 76 Mbps 63 Mbps DSL
Frontier 14 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 38851

The largest internet providers serving the 38851 ZIP code are AT&T, Buckeye Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 38851 ZIP code, covering 85% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Buckeye Broadband, which covers 52% of the area. Houston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 38851 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 38851 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houston, $52.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $2.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 38851 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 289 Mbps.

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Buckeye Broadband cable internet

Provider

Buckeye Broadband

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

52%

Cable from Buckeye Broadband offers broadband to about half of households in the 38851 ZIP code, covering 52% of the area.

Buckeye Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 38851 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Buckeye Broadband start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $52.99.

Buckeye Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $2.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Buckeye Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 38851 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 289 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 38851 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 38851 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $52.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $2.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 38851 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 289 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 38851 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 38851 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in 38851. The next fastest internet provider in the 38851 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 2.450% of the area.

Buckeye Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 38851 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $52.99.

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 38851 ZIP code, covering 49% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 38851 and is available to 2.450% of households.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.