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Internet providers in 79706

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL33%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable68%
Wes-Tex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic4.014%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable3.594%
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79706 internet service at a glance

At 78%, broadband coverage in the 79706 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Texas - 91%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 79706 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 68% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 35% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 79706 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 79706 area, and 37.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 79706, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 79706

The largest internet providers serving the 79706 ZIP code are AT&T and Suddenlink Communications bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 79706 ZIP code, covering 33% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 13% of the area. Midland’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink Communications, offers cable to around 68% of residents in the 79706 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

33%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 79706 ZIP code, covering 33% 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 $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Midland, $38.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Midland, $0.57.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 79706 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 33% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Midland's providers, 821 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 79706 ZIP code, covering 13% 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 79706 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Midland, $38.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Midland, $0.57.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 79706 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Midland's providers, 821 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

68%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to most households in the 79706 ZIP code, covering 68% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79706 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Midland, $38.00.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Midland, $0.57.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 79706 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Midland's providers, 821 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 79706 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 79706 and the greater Midland area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Midland at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Midland at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 79706 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 79706 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 79706 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in 79706. The next fastest internet provider in the 79706 ZIP code is Suddenlink Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 68% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 79706 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Midland, $38.00.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 79706 ZIP code, covering 13% of the city. Wes-Tex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. also offers fiber internet in 79706 and is available to 4.014% of households.

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 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%.

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.