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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL81%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
SmartCom Telephone - -Fiber-optic16%
SmartCom Telephone - -DSL1.813%
SmartCom Telephone - -Wired0.302%
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Hidalgo internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Hidalgo residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in Hidalgo.

There are six internet providers serving the Hidalgo area, and 83.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hidalgo's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hidalgo

The largest internet providers in Hidalgo are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Hidalgo.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Hidalgo residents, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Hidalgo’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hidalgo residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Hidalgo covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hidalgo 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hidalgo, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hidalgo, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Hidalgo. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hidalgo's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Hidalgo covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hidalgo, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hidalgo, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Hidalgo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Hidalgo's providers, 53 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 Hidalgo covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hidalgo, $0.94.

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 Hidalgo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hidalgo's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

SmartCom Telephone is the fastest internet provider in Hidalgo with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in Hidalgo. The next fastest internet provider in Hidalgo is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Hidalgo with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hidalgo, $46.25.

SmartCom Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hidalgo, covering 16% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.

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.