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Internet providers in San Marcos, TX

1. T-Mobile Home Internet
52% available in San Marcos
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

2. Brightspeed.
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Ltd avail/areas. 2000 Mbps not avail in all areas.

3. Spectrum
47% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

4. Frontier
85% available in San Marcos
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary

Sign up for Fiber 2 Gig Internet and claim a $200 Visa Reward Card.

5. Astound Broadband
86% available in San Marcos
Astound Broadband
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
Link not provided
6. Hughesnet
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

7. Viasat
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
8. Speed Net Broadband
55% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
9. Anvil Communications
18% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
10. GHz Wireless
27% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
11. GVTC Communications
29% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
12. Ranch Wireless
90% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
13. Texas Wireless Internet
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
8Mbps
1. Spectrum
47% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

2. Astound Broadband
86% available in San Marcos
Astound Broadband
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
Link not provided
3. Hughesnet
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

4. Viasat
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
5. Speed Net Broadband
55% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. GHz Wireless
27% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. GVTC Communications
29% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Ooma
50% available in San Marcos
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
9. Ranch Wireless
90% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
10. Texas Wireless Internet
99% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Mint
Available in San Marcos
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in San Marcos
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
75% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. AT&T Wireless
100% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
91% available in San Marcos
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in San Marcos

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the San Marcos area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$55.62/mo

Average speed
134 Mbps

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San Marcos Residential Internet Coverage

With its collection of residential neighborhoods and the San Marcos Municipal Airport, the city of San Marcos is a growing hub of Texas activity. This means that many internet service providers have expanded their networks to include this city and nearby communities.

One option to explore in San Marcos is AT&T. AT&T offers an extremely large network in Texas, reaching all of San Marcos and many other mid-sized cities. The combined fiber optic and DSL networks cover neighborhoods like Hilliard, Hugo, and Old Bastrop.

CenturyLink is fairly similar to AT&T in its coverage. The network covers the entirety of San Marcos, running past the city limits to the north, south, east, and west.

Those looking for cable often turn to Time Warner Spectrum. Like many other ISPs in San Marcos, Time Warner Spectrum includes the whole city in its network.

There are some local coverage options in San Marcos. One is Grand Communications. The network is well established in this region, covering all of San Marcos and a handful of outlying communities.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in San Marcos

Average download speed
134 Mbps

Average upload speed
52.54 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
27.63 ms

Average jitter
26.4 ms

 

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Internet Provider Availability Map

Learn more about T-Mobile Home Internet

Learn more about Brightspeed.

Learn more about Spectrum

Learn more about Frontier

Learn more about Astound Broadband

Learn more about Hughesnet

Learn more about Viasat

Learn more about Speed Net Broadband

Learn more about Anvil Communications

Learn more about GHz Wireless

Learn more about GVTC Communications

Learn more about Ranch Wireless

Learn more about Texas Wireless Internet

Compare internet providers in your area

Still unsure which internet provider to choose? Check out some of our head-to-head comparisons to help narrow down your decision.

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Summary of San Marcos internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Brightspeed. Fiber 2000 Mbps 3.3/5 View Plans for Brightspeed.
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Frontier DSL N/A 3.5/5 View Plans for Frontier
Astound Broadband Cable & Fiber 1200 Mbps 3.5/5
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Speed Net Broadband Fixed Wireless 150 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for Speed Net Broadband
Anvil Communications Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps N/A View Plans for Anvil Communications
GHz Wireless Fixed Wireless 50 Mbps N/A View Plans for GHz Wireless
GVTC Communications Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for GVTC Communications
Ranch Wireless Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A View Plans for Ranch Wireless
Texas Wireless Internet Fixed Wireless 8 Mbps 2.5/5 View Plans for Texas Wireless Internet

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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