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Internet providers in 79720

Find internet providers serving the 79720 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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79720 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL63%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
Westex Telecom $39.95 -Fiber-optic6.260%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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79720 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 79720 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 79720 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 95% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 63% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.350% of those living in the 79720 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 79720 area, and 67.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 79720, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Big Spring

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 197 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 17 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 9 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 46 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 79720

The largest internet providers serving the 79720 ZIP code are AT&T, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 79720 ZIP code, covering 63% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 95% of the area. Big Spring’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 79720 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

63%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 79720 ZIP code, covering 63% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Big Spring, $53.99.

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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Spring, $0.89.

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 0.768 Mbps in 79720 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Spring's providers, 209 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

95%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 79720 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79720 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Big Spring, $53.99.

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 Big Spring, $0.89.

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 79720 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Spring's providers, 209 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 the 79720 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 79720 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Big Spring, $53.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Spring, $0.89.

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 79720 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Big Spring's providers, 209 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 79720 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 79720 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 63% of households in 79720. The next fastest internet provider in the 79720 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Westex Telecom offers the cheapest internet in the 79720 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Big Spring, $53.99.

Westex Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 79720 ZIP code, covering 6.260% of the city.

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Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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