Advertiser Disclosure While this page may contain offers from our partners, our opinions are our own. Here's how we rate providers

Internet providers in 77040

Find internet providers serving the 77040 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

Shop local providers
Houston City Map

Internet providers in your area

77040 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.580%
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.250%
Astound $25.99 300 - 115 MbpsCable7.250%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

77040 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 77040 ZIP code 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 77040 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in the 77040 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 77040 area, and 99.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 77040, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Results from real users

Average internet speeds in Houston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 171 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
AT&T 120 Mbps 84 Mbps Fiber-optic
HughesNet 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 77040

The largest internet providers serving the 77040 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 77040 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Houston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 77040 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 77040 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $48.19.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $0.33.

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 77040 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 643 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 77040 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 77040 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $48.19.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $0.33.

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 77040 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 643 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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 the 77040 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 77040 ZIP 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 Houston, $48.19.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $0.33.

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 77040 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 643 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet providers in 77040 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 77040 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.580% of households in 77040. The next fastest internet provider in the 77040 ZIP code is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 7.250% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 77040 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $48.19.

Astound is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 77040 ZIP code, covering 7.250% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 77040 and is available to 4.580% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Allconnect lets you find and compare multiple providers all in one place at no cost to you. We partner with 30+ providers and are dedicated to bringing you accurate, up-to-date information so you can shop and compare with confidence.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.