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Internet providers in Pharr, TX

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Pharr, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL70%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 -Fiber-optic12%
Coba Systems $49.95 -Cable2.413%
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 -DSL1.119%
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Pharr internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pharr 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 Pharr area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Pharr residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Pharr.

There are nine internet providers serving the Pharr area, and 74.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pharr's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Pharr

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Smartcom Telephone 156 Mbps 123 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 87 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 24 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Pharr

The largest internet providers in Pharr are AT&T, Spectrum, and Smartcom Telephone bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Pharr.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Pharr residents, covering 70% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Pharr’s third most-available internet provider, Smartcom Telephone, offers fiber-optic to around 12% of Pharr residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

70%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Pharr covering 70% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Pharr 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 Pharr, $52.83.

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 Pharr, $0.85.

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 Pharr. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pharr's providers, 206 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 Pharr covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pharr 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 Pharr, $52.83.

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 Pharr, $0.85.

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 Pharr. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pharr's providers, 206 Mbps.

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Smartcom Telephone fiber-optic internet

Provider

Smartcom Telephone

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Fiber-optic from Smartcom Telephone offers broadband to a limited number of households in Pharr covering 12% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Smartcom Telephone is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Pharr than other internet types.

Internet prices for Smartcom Telephone start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pharr, $52.83.

Smartcom Telephone customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pharr, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Smartcom Telephone offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Pharr. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pharr's providers, 206 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Pharr, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Pharr, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Pharr with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 70% of households in Pharr. The next fastest internet provider in Pharr is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 99% of the area.

Smartcom Telephone offers the cheapest internet in Pharr with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pharr, $52.83.

Smartcom Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pharr, covering 12% of the city.

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.