Internet providers in Houston, TX

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Know your internet options in Houston, TX

Moving to or around Houston? Setting up internet and TV services in your new home is part of any successful move. Even if you aren’t moving, switching providers could get you a better, lower-priced service. Rely on Allconnect® to find and compare internet and cable providers in the Houston area.

Houston internet at a glance

There are up to seven internet providers serving the Houston area. Depending on your Houston ZIP code and address, you could have access to multiple internet types and providers.

Internet availability in Houston, TX

Houston, TX, residential internet providers

ProviderStarting price*Speed rangeInternet type
AT&T$30.00/mo.5 – 100 MbpsDSL
AT&T Fiber$40.00/mo.100 – 1,000 MbpsFiber
CenturyLink$45.00/mo.3 – 140 MbpsDSL
Frontier$20.00/mo.1 – 90 MbpsDSL
Spectrum$44.99/mo.100 – 940 MbpsCable
Suddenlink$34.99/mo.100 – 400 MbpsCable
Windstream$19.99/mo.1.5 – 200 MbpsDSL
Xfinity$29.99/mo.15 – 2,000 MbpsCable

Compare the largest internet providers in Houston

The three largest internet providers in Houston are AT&T, Xfinity and Suddenlink. Here’s how each provider compares in terms of service areas, internet plan options, pricing and additional perks from each provider.

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Availability for other Houston internet providers

  • CenturyLink – Available in areas north and southwest of Houston, including Humble, Kingwood, Atiscotica and Navasota north of Houston, and the West Columbia area further to the south.
  • Frontier – Available in areas east and southwest of Houston, including Baytown, League City, Crosby and Sugar Land.
  • Spectrum –  Available in areas north of Houston, including Spring, The Woodlands, Senova Ridge, Mossy Oaks and Hanover Village. 
  • Windstream – Available in Sugar Land to the southwest of Houston and select neighborhoods in the Bunker Hill Village and Humble areas. 

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Fastest internet in Houston

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Houston – 89%

Texas – 72%

U.S. – 73%

Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Houston – 45%

Texas – 27%

U.S. – 16%

The fastest internet services in Houston are likely to come from providers using a fiber-optic or cable/fiber-optic network. Here’s a look at the fastest fiber-optic and cable internet providers in the Houston area.

Houston’s fastest max advertised download speeds

  • Xfinity – Cable/fiber-optic hybrid network with speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber – Fiber-optic network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Suddenlink – Cable/fiber-optic hybrid internet speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum – Cable network with speeds up to 940 Mbps

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Cheapest internet service providers in Houston

If you’re looking for a deal on internet service in Houston, there are multiple providers with plans starting below $50/mo. You may be able to get additional savings off your monthly internet price by bundling with TV and home phone services, or using your own compatible equipment to cut rental costs.

Cheap internet plans in Houston

  • Windstream High Speed Internet 25 Mbps – $19.99/mo.* for up to 25 Mbps
  • Frontier High Speed Internet – $20/mo.* for up to 6 Mbps
  • Xfinity Performance Starter – $29.99/mo.* for up to 15 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet Basic – $30/mo.* for up to 5 Mbps
  • Suddenlink Internet 100 – $34.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum Internet – $44.99/mo.* for up to 200 Mbps
  • CenturyLink High Speed Internet – $45/mo.* for up to 140 Mbps

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Free Wi-Fi hotspots in Houston

Where can you find free Wi-Fi in Houston? Check out some places that you can connect in Houston for free. Remember, you’re connecting to a public network, so avoid online activities that leave your sensitive information vulnerable.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Houston:

  • Public parks including Tranquility Park, Inn at Ball Park, Market Square Park and Discovery Green Park
  • Some MetroRail stations
  • Coffee shops like Slowpokes, Boomtown Coffee and Antidote Coffee
  • Collier Regional Library, Alice McKean Young Neighborhood Library and other public Houston libraries

AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity internet customers have access to a network of hotspots set up by the service provider. Hotspot availability will often directly correlate with the provider’s availability in the area, so there may be several AT&T and Xfinity hotspots and very few by Spectrum.


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