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Internet providers in 78621

Find internet providers serving the 78621 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78621 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL56%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable54%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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78621 internet service at a glance

At 75%, broadband coverage in the 78621 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Texas - 91%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 78621 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 69% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 60% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in the 78621 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 78621 area, and 43.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 78621, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Elgin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 18 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Rise Broadband 26 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless
HughesNet 19 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 174 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 225 Mbps 161 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 78621

The largest internet providers serving the 78621 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 78621 ZIP code, covering 56% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 54% of the area. Elgin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 78621 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

56%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 78621 ZIP code, covering 56% 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 Elgin, $50.69.

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 Elgin, $0.92.

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 10 Mbps in 78621 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elgin's providers, 62 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

20 Mbps

Average availability

54%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 78621 ZIP code, covering 54% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78621 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 Elgin, $50.69.

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 Elgin, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 78621 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 54% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elgin's providers, 62 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 78621 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78621 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 Elgin, $50.69.

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 Elgin, $0.92.

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 78621 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Elgin's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 78621 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78621 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 56% of households in 78621. The next fastest internet provider in the 78621 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 54% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 78621 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elgin, $50.69.

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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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.