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Internet providers in 78240

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic28%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable15%
GTT Communications - -DSL10%
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78240 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 78240 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 78240 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 28% of those living in the 78240 ZIP code.

There are 11 internet providers serving the 78240 area, and 21.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 11 internet providers in 78240, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78240

The largest internet providers serving the 78240 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 78240 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 28% of the area. San Antonio’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 78240 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 78240 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $39.36.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Antonio, $0.94.

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 78240 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, 234 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

28%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 78240 ZIP code, covering 28% 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 78240 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $39.36.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Antonio, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 78240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 234 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 78240 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78240 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $39.36.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Antonio, $0.94.

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 78240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 234 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78240 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78240 and the greater San Antonio area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in San Antonio at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in San Antonio at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 78240 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 78240 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78240 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 28% of households in 78240. The next fastest internet provider in the 78240 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 15% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 78240 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $39.36.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78240 ZIP code, covering 28% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.