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Internet providers in Princeton, TX

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Princeton, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable88%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable12%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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Princeton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Princeton 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 Princeton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Princeton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 48% of those living in Princeton.

There are seven internet providers serving the Princeton area, and 99.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Princeton's seven 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 Princeton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 12 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 117 Mbps 37 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 18 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 310 Mbps 235 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Princeton

The largest internet providers in Princeton are AT&T, Spectrum, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to Princeton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Princeton residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 88% of the area. Princeton’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 12% of Princeton 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

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Princeton covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Princeton 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 Princeton, $54.41.

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 Princeton, $0.49.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 238 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

20 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Princeton covering 88% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Princeton 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 Princeton, $54.41.

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 Princeton, $0.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Princeton. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 238 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to a limited number of households in Princeton covering 12% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $54.41.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $0.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Princeton. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 238 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Princeton may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Princeton DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Princeton with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Princeton. The next fastest internet provider in Princeton is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 88% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Princeton with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $54.41.

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.

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