Internet providers in South Houston, TX

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South Houston internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in South Houston 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 South Houston area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of South Houston residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 74% of those living in South Houston.

There are four internet providers serving the South Houston area, and 95.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Houston's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in South Houston

The largest internet providers in South Houston are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to South Houston.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all South Houston residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 74% of the area. South Houston’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 96% of South Houston residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/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 South Houston covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in South Houston 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Houston, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Houston, $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 South Houston. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Houston's providers, 525 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

74%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to most households in South Houston covering 74% 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 South Houston than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Houston, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Houston, $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 South Houston. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Houston's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Houston covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in South Houston, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Houston, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in South Houston. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Houston's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of South Houston, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside South Houston, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in South Houston and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Houston at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for South Houston at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Houston residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

South Houston, TX internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic74%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in South Houston with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in South Houston. The next fastest internet provider in South Houston is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Houston with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Houston, $47.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Houston, covering 74% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.