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Internet providers in 79761

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Sparklight $30 15 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable13%
Reach Broadband - -Cable8.045%
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79761 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 79761 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 79761 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Odessa, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 79761 area, and 99.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 79761, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 79761

The largest internet providers serving the 79761 ZIP code are AT&T, Sparklight, and RCN bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 79761 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Odessa’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 90% of residents in the 79761 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 79761 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Odessa, $36.66.

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 Odessa, $0.96.

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 79761 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Odessa's providers, 518 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider
Sparklight
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in the 79761 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79761 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Odessa, $36.66.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Odessa, $0.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 79761 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Odessa's providers, 518 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to nearly all households in the 79761 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 79761 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Odessa, $36.66.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Odessa, $0.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 79761 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Odessa's providers, 518 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 79761 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 79761 and the greater Odessa area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Odessa at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Odessa at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 79761 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 79761 frequently asked questions

Sparklight is the fastest internet provider in the 79761 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 79761. The next fastest internet provider in the 79761 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 90% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 79761 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Odessa, $36.66.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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%.

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.