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Starting at

$ 39.99 /mo

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Starting at

$ 64.99 /mo

Internet + TV + Voice

Starting at

$ 89.99 /mo

Find your Austin TV and internet providers

Contact our experts at Allconnect to connect your home services from Austin providers like AT&T or DIRECTV today. With multiple provider options we can help you find great deals on reliable home phone service, a variety of TV packages and cheap high-speed internet in Austin. Allconnect offers a convenient way for you to find, compare and select your provider all in one place.

What types of internet are available in Austin?

Cable - 98.3% coverage

Spectrum is the largest cable internet provider in Austin, covering over 92% of the area and offering average speeds of up to 200 Mbps. Suddenlink also offers cable service to a much smaller percentage of Austin residents.

Pros and cons:

✔ Availability: It won’t be too difficult to find which cable providers are in Austin. Cable internet service is usually available wherever cable television service is offered.

✔ Speeds: Your cable in Austin commonly has enough speed to support the internet browsing habits of you and your entire family.

X Lag: Other users in your area will be sharing your bandwidth, so you may experience a decrease in speed during peak usage times.

DSL - 93% coverage

AT&T is the primary DSL internet provider in Austin, with speeds averaging around 100 Mbps. Windstream is available to around 7% of Austin residents and offers speeds of around 25 Mbps.

Pros and cons:

✔ Availability: DSL internet often has widespread availability throughout most areas, including Austin.

✔ Pricing: To establish your DSL internet connection, your provider will use the existing phone lines in your home. Connections that require additional equipment will have higher monthly costs.

X Speeds: DSL offers slower speeds than other internet connection types.

Fiber - 13% coverage

Although fiber has a limited offering nationwide, Austin, TX is one of the few major areas where AT&T Fiber service is available. Your fiber internet in Austin offers speeds averaging up to 1 Gbps or 1,000 Mbps.

Pros and cons:

✔ Speeds: Fiber internet currently offers the fastest speeds of any other connection type.

X Availability: Due to the high cost to establish a fiber network, fiber internet is only offered in a small percentage of the Austin area.

Compare high-speed internet providers in Austin

Before selecting your provider and service package, check out some features from major internet providers in Austin and how they compare when it comes to coverage, internet speeds, data caps and more.

Provider

Spectrum

AT&T

Excede

Windstream

SuddenLink

Internet type

Cable

DSL, Fiber

Satellite

DSL

Cable

Austin coverage

92.6%

100%

100%

7%

7%

Average internet speed

200 Mbps

100 Mbps/1 Gbps

12 Mbps

25 Mbps

400 Mbps

Data caps

None

None

Yes

None

Varies

Contract

No

12 mos.

24 mos.

None

12 mos.

Equipment included

Modem and router

Wi-Fi router

None

None

Wi-Fi Modem

Wi-Fi hotspots in Austin?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

What TV providers are in Austin?

Offering coverage to 99% of the Austin area, Spectrum is the leading cable TV provider with DISH and DIRECTV offering satellite and AT&T offering DSL. Since all four providers are available to Austin residents, you’ll want to consider package options, channel lineups and more when selecting the provider and plan for you. Here’s how TV providers in Austin compare:

Provider

DISH

Spectrum

AT&T U-verse

DIRECTV

Package options

190-290+ channels

125-200+ channels

200+ channels

155-330+ channels

Local channels

Included

Included

Included

Included

On Demand programming

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Unique advantage

Premium channels for first 3 mos and free HD for life

Free HD and DVR

Premium channels for first 3 mos.

NFL SUNDAY TICKET, 4K channels, premium channels for first 3 mos.

Bundle with

Cable internet

Spectrum internet and voice

AT&T internet and phone

AT&T internet and phone

Bundle and save on your Austin home services

Full service Austin providers like Spectrum let you bundle your services to qualify for additional savings and a single, simplified monthly bill. Single-service providers such as DIRECTV and DISH partner with providers like AT&T and HughesNet to provide a full range of services to bundle.

Choose your Austin energy provider

Texas has been a part of the deregulated electricity market since 2002. This means Austin residents will get to choose from major energy providers in the area, including Austin Energy and Texas Gas Co. If you’re looking to compare Austin electricity providers, call our experts at Allconnect to get the most up-to-date pricing in your area.

Moving to Austin, TX?

Any move can be stressful, especially when moving to a new area. If you’re moving to Austin, let Allconnect take some of the stress out of your move by simplifying how you shop for home services. To further assist your move, we’ve listed some helpful links below to help you get better acquainted with the Austin area:

 

General:

City of Austin

Austin Public Schools

Austin Dept of Public Health

Austin Public Safety Commission

 

Transportation:

Austin Transportation Department

 

Things to do:

Austin Zoo

Austin Aquarium

Contemporary Austin

Blanton Museum

 

Last updated on 3/26/18.

Per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time.