Internet providers in Alvin, TX

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At 98%, broadband coverage in Alvin 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 Alvin area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Alvin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in Alvin.

There are seven internet providers serving the Alvin area, and 95.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alvin's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Alvin

The largest internet providers in Alvin are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Alvin.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Alvin residents, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 11% of the area. Alvin’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 95% of Alvin residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Alvin covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alvin 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Alvin, $44.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alvin, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Alvin. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alvin's providers, 620 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Alvin covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Alvin than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Alvin, $44.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alvin, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Alvin. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alvin's providers, 620 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Alvin covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alvin, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alvin, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Alvin. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alvin's providers, 620 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Alvin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alvin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Alvin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alvin residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Alvin, TX internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable95%
Suddenlink $34.99/mo. 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.719%
En-Touch Systems, Inc. - -Fiber-optic1.522%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alvin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 11% of households in Alvin. The next fastest internet provider in Alvin is Suddenlink, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.719% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Alvin with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alvin, $44.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alvin, covering 11% of the city. En-Touch Systems, Inc. also offers fiber internet in Alvin and is available to 1.522% of households.

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.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.