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The Woodlands, TX internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic22%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL73%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable7.550%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 6 MbpsDSL1.220%
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The Woodlands internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of The Woodlands residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in The Woodlands.

There are 11 internet providers serving the The Woodlands area, and 95.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among The Woodlands's 11 internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in The Woodlands

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most The Woodlands residents, covering 73% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 22% of the area. The Woodlands’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of The Woodlands residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in The Woodlands covering 73% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands, $36.66.

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 The Woodlands, $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 The Woodlands. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all The Woodlands's providers, 401 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

22%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in The Woodlands covering 22% 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 The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands, $36.66.

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 The Woodlands, $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 The Woodlands. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all The Woodlands's providers, 401 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in The Woodlands covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in The Woodlands, $36.66.

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 The Woodlands, $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 The Woodlands. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all The Woodlands's providers, 401 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in The Woodlands and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in The Woodlands at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in The Woodlands at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many The Woodlands residents, 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 The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in The Woodlands with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 22% of households in The Woodlands. The next fastest internet provider in The Woodlands is enTouch, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 4.174% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in The Woodlands with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in The Woodlands, $36.66.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in The Woodlands, covering 22% of the city. enTouch also offers fiber internet in The Woodlands and is available to 4.174% of households.

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%.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.