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Internet providers in 79602

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79602 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL47%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable88%
Taylor Telephone Cooperative $49.95 50 - 20 MbpsFiber-optic27%
Taylor Telephone Cooperative $49.95 50 - 20 MbpsDSL23%
Google Fiber $70.00 1,000 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.862%
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79602 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 79602 ZIP code 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 79602 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 88% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 65% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in the 79602 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 79602 area, and 63.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 79602, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 79602

The largest internet providers serving the 79602 ZIP code are AT&T, Suddenlink, and Taylor Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 79602 ZIP code, covering 47% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 88% of the area. Abilene’s third most-available internet provider, Taylor Telephone Cooperative, offers fiber-optic to around 27% of residents in the 79602 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

47%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 79602 ZIP code, covering 47% 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, $49.98.

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, $0.28.

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 79602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 299 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

88%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 79602 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79602 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, $49.98.

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, $0.28.

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 79602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 299 Mbps.

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Taylor Telephone Cooperative fiber-optic internet

Provider

Taylor Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

27%

Fiber-optic from Taylor Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 79602 ZIP code, covering 27% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Taylor Telephone Cooperative is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 79602 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Taylor Telephone Cooperative start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $49.98.

Taylor Telephone Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $0.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Taylor Telephone Cooperative offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 79602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 299 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 79602 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 79602 and the greater Abilene area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Abilene at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Abilene at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 79602 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 79602 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 79602 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 79602. The next fastest internet provider in the 79602 ZIP code is Google Fiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.862% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 79602 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $49.98.

Taylor Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 79602 ZIP code, covering 27% of the city. Google Fiber also offers fiber internet in 79602 and is available to 2.862% of households.

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The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.