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Internet providers in 77096

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77096 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic40%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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77096 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 77096 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 77096 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 92% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 80% of those living in the 77096 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 77096 area, and 93.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 77096, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Houston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 197 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
AT&T 262 Mbps 252 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 77096

The largest internet providers serving the 77096 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 77096 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 40% of the area. Houston’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 94% of residents in the 77096 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 77096 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houston, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 77096 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 525 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

40%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 77096 ZIP code, covering 40% 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 77096 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houston, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 77096 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 77096 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 77096 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 Houston, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houston, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 77096 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Houston's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 77096 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 77096 and the greater Houston area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Houston at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Houston at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 77096 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 77096 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 77096 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 77096. The next fastest internet provider in the 77096 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 40% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 77096 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Houston, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 77096 ZIP code, covering 40% of the city.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.