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Internet providers in Bay City, TX

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Bay City, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic59%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Skynet - -Wireless5.260%
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Bay City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bay City 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 Bay City area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Bay City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Bay City.

There are five internet providers serving the Bay City area. Among Bay City's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bay City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Skynet 10 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 241 Mbps 208 Mbps DSL
TISD 21 Mbps 8 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Bay City

The largest internet providers in Bay City are AT&T and HughesNet bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and satellite options to Bay City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Bay City residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 59% of the area. Bay City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Bay City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Bay City 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bay City, $59.99.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bay City, $3.75.

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 5 Mbps in Bay City. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bay City's providers, 267 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

59%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Bay City covering 59% 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 Bay City than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bay City, $59.99.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bay City, $3.75.

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 Bay City. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bay City's providers, 267 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Bay City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Bay City where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bay City, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bay City, $3.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Bay City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bay City's providers, 267 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Bay City with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Bay City. The next fastest internet provider in Bay City is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 59% of the area.

TISD offers the cheapest internet in Bay City with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Bay City, $59.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bay City, covering 59% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.