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Internet Service Providers in Houston, TX

Broadband Score of 70Up-and-Comer

Broadband Service isn’t new to Houston, TX, but with a Broadband Score of 70, you are not quite at the top. Scores in this range mean that you have a healthy amount of coverage, plenty of affordable options, competitive speeds, and solid reviews.

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Top 11 Broadband Providers in Houston, TX (View all internet providers in Houston, TX below)

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HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Houston, TX

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Houston, TX

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Houston, TX

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Houston, TX

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
73.86%Good Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Xfinity by Comcast logo

Xfinity by Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity by Comcast provides Cable in Houston, TX

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
60.83%Good Coverage
Xfinity by Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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CenturyLink logo

CenturyLink

CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Houston, TX

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
6.35%Poor Coverage
CenturyLink internet pricing starting at:
$45.00

(844) 643-2564

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Suddenlink Communications logo

Suddenlink Communications

Cable broadband that has the bandwidth to support all of your devices simultaneously.

Suddenlink Communications provides Cable in Houston, TX

  • WiFi access anywhere in your home
  • Connect up to 20 devices wirelessly
  • 2GB of storage and 10 email accounts
3.57%Poor Coverage
Suddenlink Communications internet pricing starting at:
$24.99

(866) 645-7232

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Charter Spectrum logo

Charter Spectrum

No data caps and 20x faster than DSL.

Charter Spectrum provides Fiber and Cable in Houston, TX

  • No data caps
  • No Long-Term Commitment
  • Secured with Anti-virus protection
1.51%Poor Coverage
Charter Spectrum internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(877) 327-3096

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Frontier

Free Wi-Fi router available with all Internet plans.

Frontier provides Fiber, DSL and Copper in Houston, TX

  • Fiber to the Home connection available
  • Free Wi-Fi router
  • 3-year price lock with no long term agreement
1.05%Poor Coverage
Frontier internet pricing starting at:
$19.99

(855) 410-2209

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Windstream

Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities.

Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper in Houston, TX

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
0.24%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(844) 394-9875

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Time Warner

Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner provides Fiber and Cable in Houston, TX

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
0.01%Poor Coverage
Time Warner internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(866) 604-5323

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2 Television Providers in Houston, TX

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Houston, TX

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Houston, TX

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Houston, TX

T-Mobile logo

T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Houston, TX

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint logo

Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Houston, TX

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Houston, TX

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 33 Broadband Service Providers in Houston, TX

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
Viasat logoViasat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
73.86%
Xfinity by Comcast logoXfinity by Comcast250 Mbps25 MbpsCable and Television
60.83%
Rise Broadband logoRise Broadband15 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
11.19%
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
6.35%
En-Touch Systems logoEn-Touch Systems1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber and Cable
4.71%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
4.12%
Suddenlink Communications logoSuddenlink Communications1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsCable and Television
3.57%
Charter Spectrum logoCharter Spectrum15 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
1.51%
Spectrum logoSpectrum50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
1.51%
Frontier logoFrontier12 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Television
1.05%
Consolidated Communications logoConsolidated Communications1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.66%
Windstream logoWindstream1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
0.24%
Iguana Net logoIguana Net17 Mbps7 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.15%
Lake Livingston Telephone Company logoLake Livingston Telephone Company5 Mbps1 MbpsFiber and DSL
0.13%
Grande Communications logoGrande Communications1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Television
0.09%
IP Global logoIP Global6 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
0.07%
LivCom logoLivCom25 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, Cable and DSL
0.06%
Google Fiber logoGoogle Fiber1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber
0.04%
Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 3100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
0.04%
eVolve Business Solutions logoeVolve Business Solutions3 Mbps3 MbpsFiber and Copper
0.02%
Birch Communications logoBirch Communications6 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
Time Warner logoTime Warner50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
0.01%
DSL by Air logoDSL by Air10 Mbps5 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.01%
Wisper ISP logoWisper ISP20 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.01%
SkyNet Communications logoSkyNet Communications10 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless~
AMA TechTel logoAMA TechTel45 Mbps45 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless~
Hotwire Communications, Ltd. logoHotwire Communications, Ltd.15 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable, Copper and Fixed Wireless~
FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications20 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Houston, TX

318 Mbps

Houston, TX's Broadband Profile

1,343,649 of the residents of Houston have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 64.00% of Houston is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 755,802 people with NO Internet access in Houston, TX.

Internet Speed Facts For Houston, TX

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Houston, TX is 318 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 1,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 286 Mbps in Houston.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Houston, TX is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Houston is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Houston, TX
DownUp
Fiber (22)862 Mbps852 Mbps
Cable (14)255 Mbps30 Mbps
DSL (15)22 Mbps3 Mbps
Copper (14)19 Mbps18 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (12)5 Mbps1 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Houston, TX

Harris County Public Library
8080 El Rio St
Houston, TX 77054
(713) 749-9000
Houston Area Library System
500 Mckinney Street Suite 400
Houston, TX 77002
(832) 393-1397
Houston Public Library
500 Mckinney St
Houston, TX 77002
(832) 393-1313