Internet providers in Alpine, TX

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Alpine, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL97%
Big Bend Telecom $90.98 25 - 12 MbpsDSL100%
BendBroadband - 100 - 300 MbpsCable92%
Big Bend Telecom $90.98 25 - 400 MbpsFiber-optic27%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alpine internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alpine 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 Alpine area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Alpine residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in Alpine.

There are six internet providers serving the Alpine area, and 97.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alpine's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alpine

The largest internet providers in Alpine are AT&T and Big Bend Telecom bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to Alpine.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Alpine residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Big Bend Telecom, which covers 100% of the area. Alpine’s third most-available internet provider, Big Bend Telecom, offers fiber-optic to around 27% of Alpine residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Alpine covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alpine 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 Alpine, $57.74.

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 Alpine, $1.56.

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 Alpine. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alpine's providers, 120 Mbps.

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Big Bend Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Big Bend Telecom

Starting price*
$90.98/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Big Bend Telecom offers broadband to all households in Alpine covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Big Bend Telecom uses telephone lines in Alpine 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 Big Bend Telecom start at $90.98/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alpine, $57.74.

Big Bend Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.64 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpine, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Big Bend Telecom offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Alpine. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alpine's providers, 120 Mbps.

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Big Bend Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Big Bend Telecom

Starting price*
$90.98/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

27%

Fiber-optic from Big Bend Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Alpine covering 27% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Big Bend Telecom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Alpine than other internet types.

Internet prices for Big Bend Telecom start at $90.98/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alpine, $57.74.

Big Bend Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.64 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpine, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Big Bend Telecom offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Alpine. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alpine's providers, 120 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Alpine, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Alpine, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet, Viasat, and Big Bend Telecom offers 100% availability in Alpine and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Alpine at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Alpine at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Big Bend Telecom starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alpine at $90.98/mo. for speeds up to 3 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alpine residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Alpine may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Alpine DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Big Bend Telecom is the fastest internet provider in Alpine with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 27% of households in Alpine. The next fastest internet provider in Alpine is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 92% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Alpine with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alpine, $57.74.

Big Bend Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alpine, covering 27% 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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.