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Internet providers in 78417

Find internet providers serving the 78417 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78417 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable85%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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78417 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78417 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 78417 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 77% of those living in the 78417 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 78417 area, and 99.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 78417, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Corpus Christi

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 137 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
AT&T 73 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 78417

The largest internet providers serving the 78417 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Astound bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 78417 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Corpus Christi’s third most-available internet provider, Astound, offers cable to around 85% of residents in the 78417 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 78417 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Corpus Christi, $48.69.

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 Corpus Christi, $0.51.

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 20 Mbps in 78417 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Corpus Christi's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78417 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78417 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Corpus Christi, $48.69.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Corpus Christi, $0.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 78417 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Corpus Christi's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Astound cable internet

Provider

Astound

Starting price*
$25.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

85%

Cable from Astound offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78417 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

Astound’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78417 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Astound start at $25.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Corpus Christi, $48.69.

Astound customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Corpus Christi, $0.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Astound offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 78417 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Corpus Christi's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78417 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78417 and the greater Corpus Christi area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Corpus Christi at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Corpus Christi at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78417 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 Corpus Christi may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Corpus Christi DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 78417 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78417 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 78417. The next fastest internet provider in the 78417 ZIP code is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 85% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 78417 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Corpus Christi, $48.69.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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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.

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.