Internet providers in 79830

Find internet providers serving the 79830 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL92%
Big Bend Telecom $90.98 25 - 12 MbpsDSL100%
BendBroadband - 100 - 300 MbpsCable83%
Big Bend Telecom $90.98 25 - 400 MbpsFiber-optic31%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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79830 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 79830 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 79830 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in the 79830 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 79830 area, and 91.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 79830, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 79830

The largest internet providers serving the 79830 ZIP code are AT&T and Big Bend Telecom bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 79830 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 31% of residents in the 79830 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

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 79830 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 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 79830 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% 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 the 79830 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Big Bend Telecom 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 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 79830 ZIP code. 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

31%

Fiber-optic from Big Bend Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 79830 ZIP code, covering 31% 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 79830 ZIP code 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 79830 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% 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 have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 79830 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet, Viasat, and Big Bend Telecom offers 100% availability in 79830 and the greater Alpine area. 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 in the 79830 ZIP, 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 providers in 79830 frequently asked questions

Big Bend Telecom is the fastest internet provider in the 79830 ZIP code with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in 79830. The next fastest internet provider in the 79830 ZIP code is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 83% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 79830 ZIP with service 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 serving the 79830 ZIP code, covering 31% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.