Internet Providers in Houston, Texas
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Best Internet Providers in Houston, TX
For residents of Houston, the best home internet providers are AT&T Fiber, Xfinity Cable, and Verizon 5G Home Internet. With symmetrical download and upload speeds of up to 5 Gbps, expansive coverage in the Houston area, and a first-place ranking in customer satisfaction from J.D. Power, AT&T Fiber tops the list of internet providers in Houston.
Another great internet option for Houston residents is Xfinity. Affordable pricing that starts at $30 for cable internet and download speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps make Xfinity an attractive option if AT&T Fiber isn’t available in your neighborhood.
Verizon 5G Home Internet delivers speeds of up to 1 Gbps in Houston. Since it’s a wireless internet option, it may be available even if you live in an area that lacks other types of high-speed internet infrastructure.
Fastest Internet Providers in Houston, TX
AT&T Fiber, Xfinity, and Verizon 5G Home Internet are the fastest internet providers in Houston.
AT&T Fiber is the fastest of all; AT&T Fiber plans offer speeds of up to 5 Gbps. For large households, online gamers, or content creators, AT&T’s fiber internet is ideal, offering faster speeds than DSL and cable connections.
Xfinity uses a cable connection to deliver speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps, which is faster than Verizon 5G Home Internet. Xfinity Cable internet’s reliability and speed make it the next best choice if AT&T Fiber is unavailable in your area.
Using a combination of fixed wireless and 5G technology, Verizon 5G Home Internet delivers gigabit speeds in underserved pockets of Houston. Verizon 5G Home Internet offers speeds comparable to Xfinity, but they may fluctuate due to variability in transmission quality.
Internet Availability in Houston, TX
The most widely available internet provider in Houston is Xfinity, with 88.4 percent coverage. Whether you’re catching a show at the Beacon Theater or grabbing drinks on the Greater East End, Xfinity has you covered.
AT&T covers 90.2 percent of Houston, but it’s not all covered by AT&T’s fiber network. AT&T Fiber covers 57 percent of Houston, and the difference is made up by AT&T’s nonfiber plans. Fiber coverage varies by neighborhood. Hyde Park and Greater Heights are among the neighborhoods with the best coverage. Other neighborhoods, including the Central Business District, aren’t so lucky. In areas without access to AT&T Fiber, we recommend that you consider Xfinity instead.
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