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Internet providers in 77478

Find internet providers serving the 77478 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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77478 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL3.190%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic31%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable18%
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77478 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 77478 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 77478 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 85% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in the 77478 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 77478 area, and 98.55% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 77478, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sugar Land

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 167 Mbps 163 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 128 Mbps 45 Mbps Cable
Windstream 81 Mbps 65 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 77478

The largest internet providers serving the 77478 ZIP code are Xfinity and Windstream bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 77478 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 97% of the area. Sugar Land’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers fiber-optic to around 31% of residents in the 77478 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 77478 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 77478 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 Sugar Land, $50.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sugar Land, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 77478 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sugar Land's providers, 702 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 77478 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sugar Land, $50.16.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sugar Land, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 77478 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sugar Land's providers, 702 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$75/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 77478 ZIP code, covering 31% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Windstream is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 77478 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $75/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sugar Land, $50.16.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.38 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sugar Land, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 77478 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sugar Land's providers, 702 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 77478 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 77478 and the greater Sugar Land area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sugar Land at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sugar Land at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 77478 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 77478 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 77478 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.190% of households in 77478. The next fastest internet provider in the 77478 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 77478 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sugar Land, $50.16.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 77478 ZIP code, covering 31% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in 77478 and is available to 18% of households.

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.

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.

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