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Internet providers in 78721

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic83%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Google Fiber $50 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic86%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable77%
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78721 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78721 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 78721 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in the 78721 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78721 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78721, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78721

The largest internet providers serving the 78721 ZIP code are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 78721 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 83% of the area. Austin’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 78721 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 78721 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Austin, $40.61.

AT&T 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 Austin, $0.68.

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 78721 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 556 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78721 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 78721 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Austin, $40.61.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Austin, $0.68.

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 78721 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 556 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78721 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78721 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Austin, $40.61.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Austin, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 78721 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 556 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78721 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78721 and the greater Austin area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Austin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Austin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78721 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 Austin 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 Austin cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 78721 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78721 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 78721. The next fastest internet provider in the 78721 ZIP code is Google Fiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 86% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 78721 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $40.61.

Google Fiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78721 ZIP code, covering 86% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 78721 and is available to 83% of households.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.