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Internet providers in 79601

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79601 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL64%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 75 MbpsDSL3.126%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable76%
Taylor Telephone Cooperative $49.95 50 - 20 MbpsDSL7.182%
Taylor Telephone Cooperative $49.95 50 - 20 MbpsFiber-optic0.181%
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79601 internet service at a glance

At 83%, broadband coverage in the 79601 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Texas - 91%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 79601 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 76% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 71% 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 eight internet providers serving the 79601 area, and 64.14% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 79601, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 79601

The largest internet providers serving the 79601 ZIP code are AT&T, Suddenlink, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 79601 ZIP code, covering 64% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 76% of the area. Abilene’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 79601 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

64%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 79601 ZIP code, covering 64% 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $41.41.

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, $1.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 79601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 168 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

76%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to most households in the 79601 ZIP code, covering 76% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79601 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, $41.41.

Suddenlink 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 Abilene, $1.09.

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 79601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 168 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 the 79601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 79601 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $41.41.

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, $1.09.

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 79601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 168 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 79601 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 79601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 76% of households in 79601. The next fastest internet provider in the 79601 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 3.126% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 79601 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $41.41.

Taylor Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 79601 ZIP code, covering 0.181% of the city.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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