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Internet providers in 77979

Find internet providers serving the 77979 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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77979 internet providers

Provider
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable73%
La Ward Communications $69.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsDSL9.130%
La Ward Communications $69.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.830%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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77979 internet service at a glance

At 90%, broadband coverage in the 77979 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 77979 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 76% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 14% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.350% of those living in the 77979 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 77979 area, and 2.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 77979, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Port Lavaca

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Sparklight 110 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
TISD 9 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 77979

The largest internet providers serving the 77979 ZIP code are Sparklight, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Sparklight is available to most in the 77979 ZIP code, covering 73% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Port Lavaca’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 77979 ZIP code.

Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

73%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to most households in the 77979 ZIP code, covering 73% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 77979 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Port Lavaca, $59.98.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Lavaca, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 77979 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Lavaca's providers, 57 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 77979 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 77979 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Port Lavaca, $59.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Lavaca, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 77979 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Port Lavaca's providers, 57 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 77979 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 77979 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Port Lavaca, $59.98.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Lavaca, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 77979 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Port Lavaca's providers, 57 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 77979 frequently asked questions

La Ward Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 77979 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 9.130% of households in 77979. The next fastest internet provider in the 77979 ZIP code is La Ward Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.830% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in the 77979 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Port Lavaca, $59.98.

La Ward Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 77979 ZIP code, covering 2.830% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.