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Internet providers in Abilene, TX

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Abilene, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL75%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Skybeam - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Abilene internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Abilene is comparable to the rest of Texas - 91%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Abilene area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Abilene residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 77% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Abilene, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Abilene area, and 76.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Abilene's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Abilene

The largest internet providers in Abilene are AT&T, Suddenlink, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Abilene.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Abilene residents, covering 75% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 98% of the area. Abilene’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Abilene residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Abilene covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Abilene 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 Abilene, $45.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Abilene. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to nearly all households in Abilene covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $45.99.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Abilene. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 212 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Abilene covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Abilene 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $45.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $1.48.

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 Abilene. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in Abilene with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Abilene. The next fastest internet provider in Abilene is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 75% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Abilene with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $45.99.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.