Internet providers in 78579

Find internet providers serving the 78579 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78579 internet providers

Provider
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
VTCI - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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78579 internet service at a glance

At 0%, broadband coverage in the 78579 ZIP code is much lower than the rest of Texas - 91%, and much lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 78579 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 0.000% of households. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Progreso, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are three internet providers serving the 78579 area. Among three internet providers in 78579, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 30 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78579

The largest internet providers serving the 78579 ZIP code are HughesNet and Viasat bringing satellite options to the area.

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Progreso residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from Viasat, which covers 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 78579 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78579 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Progreso, $55.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Progreso, $2.89.

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 78579 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Progreso's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 78579 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78579 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Progreso, $55.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Progreso, $2.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 78579 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Progreso's providers, 19 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet providers in 78579 frequently asked questions

VTCI is the fastest internet provider in the 78579 ZIP code with download speeds up to 30 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 78579. The next fastest internet provider in the 78579 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Viasat offers the cheapest internet in the 78579 ZIP with service starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Progreso, $55.00.

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.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.