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Internet providers in Pharr, TX

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Pharr, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL70%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 6 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic12%
Coba Systems $NaN [object Object] - 98 MbpsCable2.413%
Smartcom Telephone $29.95 6 - 3 MbpsDSL1.119%
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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 99% of Pharr residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 73% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% 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 $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 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

75 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, $52.48.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pharr, $NaN.

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 Pharr. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pharr's providers, 205 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, $52.48.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pharr, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Pharr. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pharr's providers, 205 Mbps.

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Smartcom Telephone fiber-optic internet

Provider

Smartcom Telephone

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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, $52.48.

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, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pharr, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Smartcom Telephone offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Pharr. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pharr's providers, 205 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

Smartcom Telephone is the fastest internet provider in Pharr with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 12% of households in Pharr. The next fastest internet provider in Pharr is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 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, $52.48.

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

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.