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Internet providers in 78218

Find internet providers serving the 78218 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.740%
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 400 MbpsCable43%
Astound $25.99 300 - 3 MbpsWired6.010%
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78218 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78218 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 78218 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.970% of those living in the 78218 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78218 area, and 99.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78218, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in San Antonio

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 74 Mbps 13 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 140 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78218

The largest internet providers serving the 78218 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Astound bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 78218 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. San Antonio’s third most-available internet provider, Astound, offers cable to around 43% of residents in the 78218 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78218 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $45.13.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Antonio, $0.24.

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 78218 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 406 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78218 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78218 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 San Antonio, $45.13.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Antonio, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 78218 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 406 Mbps.

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Astound cable internet

Provider

Astound

Starting price*
$25.99/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

43%

Cable from Astound offers broadband to about half of households in the 78218 ZIP code, covering 43% of the area.

Astound’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78218 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Astound start at $25.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $45.13.

Astound customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Antonio, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Astound offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 78218 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 43% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 406 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78218 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78218 and the greater San Antonio area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in San Antonio at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in San Antonio at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78218 ZIP, 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 78218 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78218 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.740% of households in 78218. The next fastest internet provider in the 78218 ZIP code is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.230% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 78218 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $45.13.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78218 ZIP code, covering 1.740% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in 78218 and is available to 1.230% of households.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.