Internet providers in 77081

Find internet providers serving the 77081 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic37%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL91%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable90%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 20 MbpsDSL1.015%
enTouch - -Fiber-optic24%
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77081 internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in the 77081 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 77081 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 37% of those living in the 77081 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 77081 area, and 89.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 77081, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 77081

The largest internet providers serving the 77081 ZIP code are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 77081 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 37% of the area. Houston’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 90% of residents in the 77081 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 77081 ZIP code, covering 91% 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 $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $37.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $0.73.

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 77081 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 424 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

37%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 77081 ZIP code, covering 37% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 77081 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houston, $37.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 77081 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 37% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 424 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

90%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 77081 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 77081 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $37.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $0.73.

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 77081 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 424 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 77081 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 77081 and the greater Houston area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Houston at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Houston at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 77081 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 77081 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 77081 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 37% of households in 77081. The next fastest internet provider in the 77081 ZIP code is enTouch, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 24% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 77081 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $37.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 77081 ZIP code, covering 37% of the city. enTouch also offers fiber internet in 77081 and is available to 24% of households.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.