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Internet providers in 78504

Find internet providers serving the 78504 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78504 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL82%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.250%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Coba Systems $49.95 -Cable97%
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 -Fiber-optic7.750%
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78504 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78504 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 78504 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in the 78504 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78504 area, and 99.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78504, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in McAllen

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Smartcom Telephone 68 Mbps 40 Mbps Fiber-optic
HughesNet 34 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 97 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 38 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78504

The largest internet providers serving the 78504 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Coba Systems bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 78504 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. McAllen’s third most-available internet provider, Coba Systems, offers cable to around 97% of residents in the 78504 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

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78504 ZIP code, covering 82% 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 McAllen, $53.31.

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 McAllen, $0.73.

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 78504 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McAllen's providers, 442 Mbps.

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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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78504 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78504 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McAllen, $53.31.

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 McAllen, $0.73.

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 78504 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McAllen's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Coba Systems cable internet

Provider

Coba Systems

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

51 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Coba Systems offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78504 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Coba Systems’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78504 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Coba Systems start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McAllen, $53.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Coba Systems offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 51 Mbps in 78504 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all McAllen's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78504 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78504 and the greater McAllen area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in McAllen at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in McAllen at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78504 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 78504 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78504 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 78504. The next fastest internet provider in the 78504 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 1.250% of the area.

Smartcom Telephone offers the cheapest internet in the 78504 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in McAllen, $53.31.

Smartcom Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78504 ZIP code, covering 7.750% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 78504 and is available to 1.250% 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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.