Internet providers in Houston, TX

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Moving to or around Houston? Setting up internet and TV services in your new home is part of any successful move. Even if you aren’t moving, switching providers could get you a better, lower-priced service. We’ll help you find and compare internet providers in the Houston area.

Houston internet at a glance

There are up to eight major internet providers serving the Houston area. Depending on your Houston ZIP code and address, you could have access to multiple internet types and providers.

Internet availability in Houston, TX

Houston, TX, residential internet providers

Compare the largest internet providers in Houston

The three largest internet providers in Houston are AT&T, Xfinity and Suddenlink. Here’s how each provider compares in terms of service areas, internet plan options, pricing and additional perks from each provider.

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AT&T


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Xfinity


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Suddenlink

Availability for other Houston internet providers

  • CenturyLink – Available in areas north and southwest of Houston, including Humble, Kingwood, Atiscotica and Navasota north of Houston, and the West Columbia area further to the south.
  • Frontier – Available in areas east and southwest of Houston, including Baytown, League City, Crosby and Sugar Land.
  • Spectrum –  Available in areas north of Houston, including Spring, The Woodlands, Senova Ridge, Mossy Oaks and Hanover Village. 
  • Kinetic by Windstream – Available in Sugar Land to the southwest of Houston and select neighborhoods in the Bunker Hill Village and Humble areas. 

Find Houston internet providers near you. Click “Shop providers” to search for Houston internet by ZIP code, or call to shop plans for your address.


Compare business internet providers in Houston, TX

Whether you’re a Mom & Pop shop or a large company, you want your business to run smoothly. Having a reliable business internet service is important to fulfilling your business’ needs. Let us help you find the best option for you.

If you’re looking for a safe and reliable option, we recommend Xfinity which is present heavily in the Houston area. If a cheaper price is your main target, consider Windstream which its starting prices aren’t too high considerably. We also recommend Suddenlink if you’re looking for a large variety of plans available.

Each provider differentiates from one another. Whether that may be price or speed, some providers come with additional benefits like 24/7 Tech Support and Additional Cybersecurity. Be sure to call our experts to know which is a great fit for you!

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Fastest internet providers in Houston

  • AT&T Fiber – Up to 940 Mbps starting at $60/mo.*
  • CenturyLink – Up to 940 Mbps starting at $65/mo.*
  • Frontier – Up to 940/880 Mbps starting at $74.99/mo.*
  • Spectrum – Up to 940 Mbps starting at $109.99/mo.*
  • Suddenlink – Up to 1,000 Mbps starting at $75/mo.*
  • Kinetic by Windstream – Up to 1,000 Mbps starting at $67/mo.*
  • Xfinity – Up to 2,000 Mbps starting at $299.99/mo.*

Houston has multiple internet providers capable of delivering gig speeds, but availability varies by location. For example, though AT&T offers speeds up to 940 Mbps in Houston, these speeds are not available to addresses only serviceable for DSL internet. 

Other DSL and fiber optic providers, including CenturyLink, Frontier and Windstream are also likely to have varying max speeds throughout the Houston area. Cable internet providers such as Spectrum, Suddenlink and Xfinity generally present more consistent speed tiers from one ZIP code to the next.

Houston high-speed internet availability

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Houston – 90%

Texas – 83%

U.S. – 86%

Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Houston – 55%

Texas – 34%

U.S. – 21%

Nearly all Houston residents will have access to internet speeds of 250 Mbps or higher and more than half can get gig speeds of 1,000 Mbps or higher. Though high-speed internet is available throughout most of the city, the actual speeds you can get will depend on the providers and internet types available at your address.


Cheapest internet service providers in Houston

If you’re looking for a deal on internet service in Houston, there are multiple providers with plans starting below $50/mo. You may be able to get additional savings by bundling with TV and home phone services, or using your own compatible equipment to cut rental costs.

Cheap internet plans in Houston

  • Kinetic by Windstream Internet 15 – $25/mo.* for up to 15 Mbps
  • Frontier High Speed Internet – $27.99/mo.* for up to 6 Mbps
  • Xfinity Performance Starter – $29.99/mo.* for up to 25 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber 100 – $35/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • Suddenlink Internet 100 – $35/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum Internet – $49.99/mo.* for up to 200 Mbps
  • CenturyLink High Speed Internet – $49/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps

Best internet for bundling in Houston 

Another great way to save on internet is to bundle with other services, such as cable TV, home phone or security. Many providers offer discounts for bundling multiple services together. And with some providers, the more you bundle together, the more you save. 

  • AT&T – 100 Mbps and 65+ channels for $94.99/mo. 
  • Spectrum – 200 Mbps and 125+ channels for $89.98/mo.
  • Xfinity – 100 Mbps and 10+ channels for $44.99/mo. 

Expert tip: Spectrum offers the best value

Even though Xfinity offers the cheapest bundle plan, Spectrum offers the best bundle value. If you are looking for fast internet speeds with a high channel count, Spectrum is the way to go.


Houston internet FAQs

Can I get fiber internet in Houston?

Houston is one of the best cities for fiber internet with coverage available to more than 55% of households. AT&T is the primary fiber provider in Houston, but surrounding areas may also be eligible for fiber service from providers such as CenturyLink, Frontier or Windstream.

The “best” Houston internet provider for your home depends on what you’re looking for. AT&T offers the greatest fiber optic availability and some of the lowest pricing on gigabit service. Xfinity boasts the fastest internet speeds in Houston with max download speeds of 2,000 Mbps.
In areas where Xfinity is not available, Suddenlink is likely to be your best option for cable internet.

Starting prices for internet in Houston range from $25-$50/mo. depending on which providers are available in your area. Expect equipment rental fees ranging from $5-$14/mo. to add to your bill.

Spectrum is available to the north and west of the Texas 8 Beltway, but not in the heart of Houston. Communities in Cypress, Katy, Spring and The Woodlands will have the greatest Spectrum availability.

David Anders

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Senior Writer, Broadband Content

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