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Internet providers in Waco, TX

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Waco, TX internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable94%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic5.171%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waco internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waco 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 Waco area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Waco residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 64% of those living in Waco.

There are eight internet providers serving the Waco area, and 97.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waco's eight internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waco

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 12 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 139 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable
AT&T 239 Mbps 167 Mbps DSL
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
HughesNet 1 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Waco

The largest internet providers in Waco are AT&T, Spectrum, and Astound bringing DSL and cable options to Waco.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Waco residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Waco’s third most-available internet provider, Astound, offers cable to around 94% of Waco residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Waco covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Waco 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waco, $52.27.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waco, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Waco. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waco's providers, 315 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Waco covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waco, $52.27.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waco, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Waco. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waco's providers, 315 Mbps.

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Astound cable internet

Provider

Astound

Starting price*
$25.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Astound offers broadband to nearly all households in Waco covering 94% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Astound start at $25.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Waco, $52.27.

Astound customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waco, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Astound offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Waco. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waco's providers, 315 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Waco and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Waco at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Waco at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Waco 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 Waco may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Waco cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Waco with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Waco. The next fastest internet provider in Waco is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Waco with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waco, $52.27.

Astound is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waco, covering 5.171% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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