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Internet providers in 78596

Find internet providers serving the 78596 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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78596 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 3 MbpsDSL7.240%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
VTCI - -Wireless100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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78596 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 78596 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 78596 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 7.730% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Weslaco, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 78596 area, and 7.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 78596, prices start at $49.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Weslaco

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 89 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 78596

The largest internet providers serving the 78596 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 78596 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Weslaco’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 78596 ZIP code.

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

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 78596 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 78596 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $56.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 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 Weslaco, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 78596 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Weslaco's providers, 32 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 78596 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78596 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $56.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Weslaco, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 78596 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Weslaco's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 78596 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 78596 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $56.98.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Weslaco, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 78596 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Weslaco's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 78596 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 78596 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 78596. The next fastest internet provider in the 78596 ZIP code is VTCI, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Wireless Internet Corp offers the cheapest internet in the 78596 ZIP with service starting at $49.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $56.98.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.