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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL96%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 12 MbpsDSL1.074%
Northland Communications $25 25 - 24 MbpsCable51%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Nextlink $49.95 5 - 30 MbpsWireless100%
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Hillsboro internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Hillsboro residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 51% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Hillsboro, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Hillsboro area, and 50.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hillsboro's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 30 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hillsboro

The largest internet providers in Hillsboro are AT&T, Northland Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Hillsboro.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hillsboro residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Northland Communications, which covers 51% of the area. Hillsboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hillsboro residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Hillsboro covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hillsboro 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Hillsboro, $39.27.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hillsboro, $1.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Hillsboro. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hillsboro's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Northland Communications cable internet

Provider

Northland Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

51%

Cable from Northland Communications offers broadband to about half of households in Hillsboro covering 51% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Northland Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hillsboro, $39.27.

Northland Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hillsboro, $1.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Northland Communications offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Hillsboro. These download speeds are available to 51% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hillsboro's providers, 19 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 Hillsboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro, $39.27.

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 Hillsboro, $1.51.

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 Hillsboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hillsboro's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Nextlink is the fastest internet provider in Hillsboro with download speeds up to 30 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hillsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Hillsboro is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Hillsboro with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hillsboro, $39.27.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.