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Internet providers in Highlands, TX

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Highlands, TX internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic0.918%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless95%
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Highlands internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Highlands 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 Highlands area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Highlands residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.320% of those living in Highlands.

There are five internet providers serving the Highlands area, and 87.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Highlands's five internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Highlands

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 213 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Highlands

The largest internet providers in Highlands are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Highlands.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Highlands residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Highlands’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Highlands residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Highlands covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $49.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands, $1.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Highlands. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 257 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 Highlands covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Highlands 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 Highlands, $49.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands, $1.78.

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 Highlands. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 257 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 Highlands covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Highlands 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 Highlands, $49.98.

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 Highlands, $1.78.

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 Highlands. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 257 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Highlands with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Highlands. The next fastest internet provider in Highlands is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Highlands with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $49.98.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Highlands, covering 0.918% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.