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Internet providers in 78942

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78942 internet providers

Provider
Colorado Valley Communications - -DSL3.540%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Texas Broadband - 1.5 - 1.5 MbpsWireless99%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless93%
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78942 internet service at a glance

At 87%, broadband coverage in the 78942 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 78942 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 87% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 63% of those living in the 78942 ZIP code.

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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Giddings

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
ZochNet 32 Mbps 18 Mbps Wireless
Viasat 0 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
HughesNet 15 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 78942

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Giddings residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from Viasat, which covers 100% of the area.

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 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $50.80.

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 Giddings, $3.63.

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, 16 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 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 $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $50.80.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Giddings, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 78942 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Giddings's providers, 16 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 78942 frequently asked questions

Rise Broadband is the fastest internet provider in the 78942 ZIP code with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 78942. The next fastest internet provider in the 78942 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 78942 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Giddings, $50.80.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

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.