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Internet providers in Hempstead, TX

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Hempstead, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable4.433%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic4.433%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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Hempstead internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hempstead 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 Hempstead area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Hempstead residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Hempstead, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Hempstead area, and 4.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hempstead's five internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hempstead

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 16 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 37 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 77 Mbps 40 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 22 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Hempstead

The largest internet providers in Hempstead are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Hempstead.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hempstead residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hempstead’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Hempstead residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Hempstead covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hempstead 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 Hempstead, $49.18.

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 Hempstead, $0.37.

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 2 Mbps in Hempstead. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hempstead's providers, 236 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 Hempstead covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hempstead 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 Hempstead, $49.18.

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 Hempstead, $0.37.

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 Hempstead. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hempstead's providers, 236 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 Hempstead covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hempstead 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 Hempstead, $49.18.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hempstead, $0.37.

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 Hempstead. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hempstead's providers, 236 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Hempstead with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Hempstead. The next fastest internet provider in Hempstead is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 4.433% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Hempstead with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hempstead, $49.18.

Astound is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hempstead, covering 4.433% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to 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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.