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Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL99%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Computers, Electronics, Office Etc. - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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College Station internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in College Station 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 College Station area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of College Station residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in College Station, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the College Station area, and 98.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among College Station's nine internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in College Station

The largest internet providers in College Station are Frontier, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to College Station.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all College Station residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 99% of the area. College Station’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of College Station residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to all households in College Station covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in College Station 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in College Station, $41.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in College Station, $2.08.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in College Station. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all College Station's providers, 213 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

99%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to all households in College Station covering 99% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but College Station 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 College Station, $41.59.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in College Station, $2.08.

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 College Station. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all College Station's providers, 213 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 College Station covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of College Station 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 College Station, $41.59.

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 College Station, $2.08.

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 College Station. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all College Station's providers, 213 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in College Station with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in College Station. The next fastest internet provider in College Station is Brazos WiFi, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 1.038% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in College Station with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in College Station, $41.59.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.