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Internet providers in 78602

Find internet providers serving the 78602 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78602 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL81%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable58%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable49%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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78602 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78602 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 78602 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL 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 3.970% of those living in the 78602 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 78602 area, and 80.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 78602, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bastrop

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 77 Mbps 51 Mbps DSL
Viasat 25 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 50 Mbps 3 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 9 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Rise Broadband 18 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 78602

The largest internet providers serving the 78602 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 78602 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 58% of the area. Bastrop’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 49% of residents in the 78602 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

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78602 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 Bastrop, $49.35.

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 Bastrop, $0.58.

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 78602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 182 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

58%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 78602 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78602 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 Bastrop, $49.35.

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 Bastrop, $0.58.

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 78602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 182 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

49%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to about half of households in the 78602 ZIP code, covering 49% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78602 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $49.35.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bastrop, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 78602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 182 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78602 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78602 and the greater Bastrop area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bastrop at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bastrop at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78602 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 Bastrop 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 Bastrop DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 78602 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78602 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 81% of households in 78602. The next fastest internet provider in the 78602 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 58% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 78602 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $49.35.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.