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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic41%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL92%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable7.469%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable93%
RCN $19.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable6.770%
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78253 internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in the 78253 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 78253 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 41% of those living in the 78253 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 78253 area, and 93.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 78253, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 78253

The largest internet providers serving the 78253 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 78253 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 41% of the area. San Antonio’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 78253 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

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78253 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $40.61.

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, $0.83.

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 78253 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 281 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

41%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 78253 ZIP code, covering 41% 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 78253 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, $40.61.

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, $0.83.

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 78253 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 281 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

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78253 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78253 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $40.61.

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, $0.83.

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 78253 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Antonio's providers, 281 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 78253 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 78253 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 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 78253 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 $59.99 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 78253 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 78253 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 41% of households in 78253. The next fastest internet provider in the 78253 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 6.770% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 78253 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Antonio, $40.61.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 78253 ZIP code, covering 41% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.