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Internet providers in 78602

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL81%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable58%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable49%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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78602 internet service at a glance

At 94%, 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 93% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bastrop, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78602

The largest internet providers serving the 78602 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Suddenlink Communications 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, Suddenlink Communications, offers cable to around 49% of residents in the 78602 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

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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $40.70.

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 Bastrop, $1.13.

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 78602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 207 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

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $40.70.

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 Bastrop, $1.13.

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 78602 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Bastrop's providers, 207 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

49%

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

Suddenlink Communications’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 Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bastrop, $40.70.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bastrop, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications 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, 207 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bastrop at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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 $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 Bastrop DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 78602 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 78602 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 49% of households in 78602. The next fastest internet provider in the 78602 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 58% of the area.

Ranch Wireless 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, $40.70.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.