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Internet providers in 77551

Find internet providers serving the 77551 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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77551 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.250%
AT&T $55.00 25 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 250 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $25.00 25 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
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77551 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 77551 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 77551 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.250% of those living in the 77551 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 77551 area, and 96.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 77551, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Galveston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 169 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
AT&T 323 Mbps 313 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 77551

The largest internet providers serving the 77551 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 77551 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Galveston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 77551 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 77551 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 Galveston, $48.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Galveston, $1.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 77551 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Galveston's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 77551 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 77551 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Galveston, $48.00.

Xfinity 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 Galveston, $1.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 77551 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Galveston's providers, 265 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 77551 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 77551 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 Galveston, $48.00.

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 Galveston, $1.50.

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 77551 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Galveston's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 77551 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 77551 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.250% of households in 77551. The next fastest internet provider in the 77551 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 77551 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Galveston, $48.00.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 77551 ZIP code, covering 1.250% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

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.