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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL87%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic0.918%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 cable, which covers 100% of Highlands residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.330% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Highlands

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Highlands residents, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Highlands’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Highlands residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Highlands covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Highlands 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $41.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands, $2.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Highlands. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 218 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 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, $41.58.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands, $2.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 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, 218 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $41.58.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands, $2.97.

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, 218 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Highlands with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Highlands. The next fastest internet provider in Highlands is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 87% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Highlands with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $41.58.

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

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.

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.