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Internet providers in 78542

Find internet providers serving the 78542 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78542 internet providers

Provider
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 6 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
VTCI - -Wireless100%
Aerolink Networks - 3 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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78542 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78542 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 78542 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. No DSL or cable providers are currently available in Edinburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 78542 area. Among five internet providers in 78542, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Edinburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 24 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Smartcom Telephone 45 Mbps 38 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 78542

The largest internet providers serving the 78542 ZIP code are Smartcom Telephone, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing fiber-optic and satellite options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Smartcom Telephone is available to nearly all in the 78542 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Edinburg’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 78542 ZIP code.

Smartcom Telephone fiber-optic internet

Provider

Smartcom Telephone

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Smartcom Telephone offers broadband to all households in the 78542 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Smartcom Telephone is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 78542 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Smartcom Telephone start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Edinburg, $53.31.

Smartcom Telephone customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.99 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Edinburg, $3.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Smartcom Telephone offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 78542 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Edinburg's providers, 346 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 78542 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78542 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 Edinburg, $53.31.

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 Edinburg, $3.81.

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 78542 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Edinburg's providers, 346 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 78542 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78542 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Edinburg, $53.31.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Edinburg, $3.81.

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 78542 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Edinburg's providers, 346 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 78542 frequently asked questions

Smartcom Telephone is the fastest internet provider in the 78542 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 78542. The next fastest internet provider in the 78542 ZIP code is VTCI, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Smartcom Telephone offers the cheapest internet in the 78542 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Edinburg, $53.31.

Smartcom Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78542 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.