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Internet providers in 79404

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79404 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL76%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable83%
SOUTH PLAINS TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE - -DSL2.010%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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79404 internet service at a glance

At 88%, broadband coverage in the 79404 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 79404 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 87% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 76% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 54% of those living in the 79404 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 79404 area, and 73.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 79404, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lubbock

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 146 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
AT&T 142 Mbps 97 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 24 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
SOUTH PLAINS TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE 117 Mbps 92 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 79404

The largest internet providers serving the 79404 ZIP code are AT&T, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 79404 ZIP code, covering 76% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 83% of the area. Lubbock’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 79404 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

76%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 79404 ZIP code, covering 76% 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 Lubbock, $51.65.

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 Lubbock, $0.82.

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 79404 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lubbock's providers, 188 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 79404 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79404 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 Lubbock, $51.65.

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 Lubbock, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 79404 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lubbock's providers, 188 Mbps.

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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 79404 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 79404 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 Lubbock, $51.65.

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 Lubbock, $0.82.

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 79404 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lubbock's providers, 188 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 79404 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 79404 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 76% of households in 79404. The next fastest internet provider in the 79404 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 79404 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lubbock, $51.65.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.