Internet providers in 78942

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78942 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL84%
Colorado Valley Communications $59.99 10 - 10 MbpsDSL3.542%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Texas Broadband $49.95 1.5 - 3 MbpsWireless99%
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78942 internet service at a glance

At 84%, broadband coverage in the 78942 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Texas - 91%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 78942 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 84% of households. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Giddings, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78942 area, and 3.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78942, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78942

The largest internet providers serving the 78942 ZIP code are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 78942 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Giddings’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 78942 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78942 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $46.31.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Giddings, $4.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 78942 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Giddings's providers, 17 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 the 78942 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78942 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $46.31.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Giddings, $4.63.

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 78942 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Giddings's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 78942 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78942 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $46.31.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Giddings, $4.63.

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 78942 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Giddings's providers, 17 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet providers in 78942 frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in the 78942 ZIP code with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 78942. The next fastest internet provider in the 78942 ZIP code is Ranch Wireless, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 62% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 78942 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $46.31.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.