Internet Providers in San Marcos, TX

Residential Internet Statistics for San Marcos, TX
Internet Service Providers: 12
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in San Marcos, Texas:

Showing 1 to 14 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    92.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    92.6% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    95.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    95.1% Available
  • 3. Rise Broadband
    60.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    60.3% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    24.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    24.4% Available
  • 7. 7. Ranch Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. VTX
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 9. 9. Texas Wireless Internet
    98.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *8 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    98.1% Available
  • 10. 10. Astound Broadband Powered by Grande
    68.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    68.5% Available
  • 11. 11. GVEC.net
    41.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    41.5% Available
  • 12. 12. Astound Broadband Powered by Grande
    27.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    27.3% Available
  • 13. 13. CCG
    10.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.9% Available
  • 14. 14. Anvil
    5.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    5.7% Available
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Internet Access in San Marcos, Texas

Broadband competition is above-average in San Marcos in comparison to other Texas cities, with is an average of 7 providers serviceable in each census block. San Marcos is currently the 38th most connected city in Texas. (As measured by the number of companies available at each local address) As it stands, only 6.34 percent of the area have fewer than two choices for Internet services.

Cable and DSL providers like CenturyLink are the top Internet service types available around San Marcos.

Spectrum is also a commonly available Internet option for San Marcos, offering primarily Cable connections available to 95 percent of San Marcos. Ranch Wireless offers an alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of local residents, although it requires roof access and proximity to a Ranch Wireless tower or access point.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently only collected twice a year and only published 6+ months after, providers listed in the results below might not include the latest network expansions.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage reaching near one hundred percent of San Marcos residents. HughesNet has coverage to close to one hundred percent of local residents. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything above 10 Mbps is enough for streaming lower-quality SD video to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple people try to use high-bandwidth applications like video chat and etc. Refer to the coverage maps below to see Internet options on a granular level in San Marcos.

  • There are 22 internet providers in San Marcos with 14 of those offering residential service
  • San Marcos is the 38th most connected city in Texas ahead of Wimberley, Buda, Kyle, Martindale, and Maxwell.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In San Marcos, Texas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Astound Broadband Powered by Grande 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 68.5%
Astound Broadband Powered by Grande 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 27.3%
Campus Communications Group 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 10.9%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 92.6%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 95.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 60.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 24.4%
4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

San Marcos is the 38th most connected city in Texas ahead of Wimberley, Buda, Kyle, Martindale, and Maxwell.

Reference

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 7,000 people in Hays County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 33% of people living in San Marcos have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 94% of San Marcos residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Hays County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare San Marcos to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
San Marcos 111.9 Mbps 17 $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +469.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +60.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +87.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +3 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +84.6 Mbps ) 11 ( -6 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )