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Internet providers in West Columbia, TX

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West Columbia, TX internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL85%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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West Columbia internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in West Columbia 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 West Columbia area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of West Columbia residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in West Columbia, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the West Columbia area, and 0.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West Columbia's four internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in West Columbia

The largest internet providers in West Columbia are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to West Columbia.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all West Columbia residents, covering 85% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. West Columbia’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of West Columbia residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in West Columbia covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in West Columbia 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $53.73.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Columbia, $2.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in West Columbia. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 38 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 West Columbia covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Columbia 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $53.73.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Columbia, $2.98.

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 West Columbia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in West Columbia covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Columbia 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 $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $53.73.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Columbia, $2.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in West Columbia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in West Columbia with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in West Columbia. The next fastest internet provider in West Columbia is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in West Columbia with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $53.73.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.