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Internet providers in 78516

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78516 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL80%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 -Fiber-optic10%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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78516 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78516 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 78516 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in the 78516 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78516 area, and 88.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78516, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alamo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 71 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable
AT&T 40 Mbps 27 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 78516

The largest internet providers serving the 78516 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Smartcom Telephone bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 78516 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Alamo’s third most-available internet provider, Smartcom Telephone, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of residents in the 78516 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78516 ZIP code, covering 80% 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 Alamo, $53.31.

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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alamo, $0.89.

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 2 Mbps in 78516 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alamo's providers, 197 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78516 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78516 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alamo, $53.31.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alamo, $0.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 78516 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alamo's providers, 197 Mbps.

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Smartcom Telephone fiber-optic internet

Provider

Smartcom Telephone

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from Smartcom Telephone offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 78516 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Smartcom Telephone is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 78516 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Smartcom Telephone start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alamo, $53.31.

Smartcom Telephone customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alamo, $0.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Smartcom Telephone offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 78516 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alamo's providers, 197 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78516 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78516 and the greater Alamo area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alamo at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alamo at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78516 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 78516 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78516 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in 78516. The next fastest internet provider in the 78516 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 100% of the area.

Smartcom Telephone offers the cheapest internet in the 78516 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alamo, $53.31.

Smartcom Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78516 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.