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Internet providers in 78028

Find internet providers serving the 78028 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78028 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable81%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable31%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
Hill Country Telephone Cooperative - -DSL11%
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78028 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78028 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 78028 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in the 78028 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 78028 area, and 90.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 78028, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Kerrville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Hill Country Telephone Cooperative 69 Mbps 49 Mbps DSL
Optimum 18 Mbps 2 Mbps Cable
Windstream 126 Mbps 87 Mbps DSL
Rock Solid Internet & Telephone 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 340 Mbps 29 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78028

The largest internet providers serving the 78028 ZIP code are Spectrum, Optimum, and Windstream bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 78028 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 31% of the area. Kerrville’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 97% of residents in the 78028 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78028 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78028 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Kerrville, $55.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kerrville, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 78028 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kerrville's providers, 180 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 78028 ZIP code, covering 31% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78028 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Kerrville, $55.98.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kerrville, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 78028 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kerrville's providers, 180 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78028 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Kerrville, $55.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kerrville, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 78028 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kerrville's providers, 180 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78028 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78028 and the greater Kerrville area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Kerrville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Kerrville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78028 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Kerrville may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Kerrville DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 78028 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 78028 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 78028. The next fastest internet provider in the 78028 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 78028 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kerrville, $55.98.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78028 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city. Hill Country Telephone Cooperative also offers fiber internet in 78028 and is available to 2.560% of households.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.