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Internet providers in 78228

Find internet providers serving the 78228 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78228 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic20%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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78228 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78228 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 78228 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in the 78228 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 78228 area, and 98.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 78228, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in San Antonio

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 141 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
AT&T 302 Mbps 269 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 36 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 78228

The largest internet providers serving the 78228 ZIP code are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 78228 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 20% of the area. San Antonio’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 78228 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78228 ZIP code, covering 97% 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, $49.25.

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 San Antonio, $0.86.

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 78228 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 210 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

20%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 78228 ZIP code, covering 20% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 78228 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $49.25.

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 San Antonio, $0.86.

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 1,000 Mbps in 78228 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 210 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 78228 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78228 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, $49.25.

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 San Antonio, $0.86.

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 78228 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 210 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78228 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78228 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 $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78228 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 78228 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78228 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 78228. The next fastest internet provider in the 78228 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 20% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 78228 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $49.25.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78228 ZIP code, covering 20% of the city.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.