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Internet providers in 78163

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable80%
Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL100%
Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic99%
Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Cable10%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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78163 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78163 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 78163 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 81% of those living in the 78163 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 78163 area, and 80.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 78163, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78163

The largest internet providers serving the 78163 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 78163 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Bulverde’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 78163 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78163 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78163 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 Bulverde, $46.23.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bulverde, $1.85.

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 78163 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bulverde's providers, 91 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 78163 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78163 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bulverde, $46.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bulverde, $1.85.

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 78163 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bulverde's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 78163 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78163 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bulverde, $46.23.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bulverde, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 78163 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bulverde's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 78163 frequently asked questions

Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in the 78163 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 78163. The next fastest internet provider in the 78163 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Ranch Wireless offers the cheapest internet in the 78163 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bulverde, $46.23.

Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78163 ZIP code, covering 99% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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