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AT&T $30 100 - 3 MbpsDSL7.236%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
VTX1 Companies - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Weslaco, $1.07.

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*
$59.99/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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $42.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Weslaco, $1.07.

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*
$50/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 $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $42.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Weslaco, $1.07.

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 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 78596. The next fastest internet provider in the 78596 ZIP code is VTX1 Companies, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Twin Internet offers the cheapest internet in the 78596 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Weslaco, $42.99.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.