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Internet providers in 78741

Find internet providers serving the 78741 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78741 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic28%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Google Fiber $70.00 1,000 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable20%
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78741 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78741 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 78741 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in the 78741 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78741 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78741, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Austin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 285 Mbps 214 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 124 Mbps 49 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78741

The largest internet providers serving the 78741 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 78741 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 28% of the area. Austin’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 78741 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 78741 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $49.48.

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 Austin, $0.20.

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 20 Mbps in 78741 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 555 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

28%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 78741 ZIP code, covering 28% 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 78741 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $49.48.

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 Austin, $0.20.

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 1,000 Mbps in 78741 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 555 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

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78741 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78741 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 Austin, $49.48.

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 Austin, $0.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 78741 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 555 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78741 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78741 and the greater Austin area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Austin at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Austin at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78741 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 $64.99 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 DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 78741 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78741 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 78741. The next fastest internet provider in the 78741 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 28% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 78741 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $49.48.

Google Fiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78741 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 78741 and is available to 28% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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%.