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Internet providers in 79703

Find internet providers serving the 79703 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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79703 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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79703 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 79703 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 79703 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in the 79703 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 79703 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 79703, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Midland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 27 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 34 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL
Optimum 118 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 79703

The largest internet providers serving the 79703 ZIP code are AT&T, Optimum, and Astound bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 79703 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Midland’s third most-available internet provider, Astound, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 79703 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

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 79703 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 Midland, $54.16.

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 Midland, $0.49.

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 79703 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Midland's providers, 351 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

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in the 79703 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79703 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 Midland, $54.16.

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 Midland, $0.49.

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 79703 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Midland's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Astound cable internet

Provider

Astound

Starting price*
$25.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Astound offers broadband to all households in the 79703 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Astound’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79703 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Astound start at $25.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Midland, $54.16.

Astound customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Midland, $0.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Astound offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 79703 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Midland's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 79703 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 79703 and the greater Midland area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Midland at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Midland at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 79703 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 Midland 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 Midland DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 79703 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 79703 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 79703. The next fastest internet provider in the 79703 ZIP code is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 79703 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Midland, $54.16.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.