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Internet providers in 78231

Find internet providers serving the 78231 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78231 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.930%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable2.630%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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78231 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78231 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 78231 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 86% of those living in the 78231 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 78231 area, and 0.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 78231, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in San Antonio

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 42 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 81 Mbps 27 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78231

The largest internet providers serving the 78231 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 78231 ZIP code, covering 97% 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 78231 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 78231 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, $48.69.

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, $0.49.

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 78231 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, 264 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 78231 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78231 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, $48.69.

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, $0.49.

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 78231 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, 264 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 78231 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78231 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $48.69.

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 San Antonio, $0.49.

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 78231 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, 264 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 78231 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78231 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 78231. The next fastest internet provider in the 78231 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 7.930% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 78231 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $48.69.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78231 ZIP code, covering 7.930% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.