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Internet providers in 78629

Find internet providers serving the 78629 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78629 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable58%
GVTC $59.95 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic52%
GVTC $59.95 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL32%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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78629 internet service at a glance

At 84%, broadband coverage in the 78629 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 78629 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 60% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 32% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 26% of those living in the 78629 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 78629 area, and 55.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 78629, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Gonzales

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 23 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
GVTC 41 Mbps 19 Mbps Fiber-optic
HughesNet 21 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 175 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78629

The largest internet providers serving the 78629 ZIP code are Spectrum and GVTC bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 78629 ZIP code, covering 58% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from GVTC, which covers 52% of the area. Gonzales’s third most-available internet provider, GVTC, offers DSL to around 32% of residents in the 78629 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

58%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 78629 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78629 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 Gonzales, $50.80.

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 Gonzales, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 78629 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gonzales's providers, 197 Mbps.

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GVTC fiber-optic internet

Provider

GVTC

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

52%

Fiber-optic from GVTC offers broadband to about half of households in the 78629 ZIP code, covering 52% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from GVTC is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 78629 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for GVTC start at $59.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Gonzales, $50.80.

GVTC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.24 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gonzales, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, GVTC offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 78629 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gonzales's providers, 197 Mbps.

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GVTC DSL internet

Provider

GVTC

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

32%

DSL from GVTC offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 78629 ZIP code, covering 32% of the area.

DSL internet from GVTC 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 GVTC start at $59.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Gonzales, $50.80.

GVTC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.24 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gonzales, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, GVTC offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 78629 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gonzales's providers, 197 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78629 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78629 and the greater Gonzales area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gonzales at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gonzales at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78629 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Gonzales may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Gonzales cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 78629 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 78629 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 58% of households in 78629. The next fastest internet provider in the 78629 ZIP code is GVTC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 52% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 78629 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gonzales, $50.80.

GVTC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78629 ZIP code, covering 52% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.