Internet providers in San Francisco, CA

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1. Xfinity
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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2. AT&T
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Suddenlink Communications
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

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4. EarthLink
73% available in San Francisco
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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5. Wave Broadband
26% available in San Francisco
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Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Sonic
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Sail Internet
5% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
8. Viasat
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
9. HughesNet
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
10. Synergy Internet
95% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
11. Etheric Networks
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
12. Raw Bandwidth Communications, Inc.
76% available in San Francisco
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
12. Ooma
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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1. Comcast Business
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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2. Viasat
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Ooma
99% available in San Francisco
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Zayo Group
1% available in San Francisco
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Allstream
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Syringa Networks
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. PowerOne
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
8. One Ring Networks
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
2. Xfinity Mobile
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. Verizon Wireless
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. AT&T Wireless
Available in San Francisco
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating Info

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5+ Mbps

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  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Internet in San Francisco by the numbers

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Average starting price
$46.65/mo

Average speed
153.2 Mbps

Average install time
38 days

Average installation cost
$99.95

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Average download speed
153.2 Mbps

Average upload speed
40.7 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
47.5 ms

Average jitter
211.3 ms

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Summary of San Francisco internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Suddenlink Communications Cable 940 Mbps 2.5/5
EarthLink DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.5/5
Wave Broadband Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Sonic Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A
Sail Internet Fixed Wireless 300 Mbps N/A
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Synergy Internet Cable & DSL 200 Mbps N/A
Etheric Networks Fiber & Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A
Raw Bandwidth Communications, Inc. DSL 100 Mbps N/A

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in San Francisco

Don’t worry, you’re not alone out there. Read some reviews from verified customers to get the real scoop on internet providers in San Francisco.

XFINITY

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Karl C | 11-04-2018

If you enjoy playing games with your internet provider, go with Xfinity. They know all the games. They will mess with your rates, increasing them over time, and they will nickel and dime you with little fees and charges. Want a consistent bill? You won't find it here. Instead you'll spend hours on the phone with them every few months trying to negotiate a package because every rate the offer is "promotional" and will increase after the promotion period. You would think that in Silicon Valley there would be a wide variety of providers, but unfortunately that is not the case, so we are left with Xfinity and all of their nonsense.

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AT&T

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Jennifer Q | 02-09-2015

I am looking for a better service provider. AT&T has difficulty keeping things fixed. When I call I am always told there is trouble on the line someone finds when resting it and makes attempt to repair. In less than a month, the issue comes back and another phone call is needed. They should have this stuff automated and know when there are issues to fix. Their customer service line is so automated, however, you will need to answer a dozen questions to get to a human, when half the time I need to transferred and the call breaks. It's too often that I need to call them. Mt website host even ran a trace route to see why I kept getting time outs and discovered AT&T was the issue. It is not great for business or home use. Good luck even trying to watch Netflix. It is an endless "network error" experience.

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AT&T

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Clayton W | 11-23-2014

the service is terrible and the speeds are never consistent. I am paying an outrageous amount for service and yet I have to resort to my phone for most my internet use

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XFINITY

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Karl C | 11-04-2018

If you enjoy playing games with your internet provider, go with Xfinity. They know all the games. They will mess with your rates, increasing them over time, and they will nickel and dime you with little fees and charges. Want a consistent bill? You won't find it here. Instead you'll spend hours on the phone with them every few months trying to negotiate a package because every rate the offer is "promotional" and will increase after the promotion period. You would think that in Silicon Valley there would be a wide variety of providers, but unfortunately that is not the case, so we are left with Xfinity and all of their nonsense.

Was this review helpful? Yes 186 No 2

AT&T

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Jennifer Q | 02-09-2015

I am looking for a better service provider. AT&T has difficulty keeping things fixed. When I call I am always told there is trouble on the line someone finds when resting it and makes attempt to repair. In less than a month, the issue comes back and another phone call is needed. They should have this stuff automated and know when there are issues to fix. Their customer service line is so automated, however, you will need to answer a dozen questions to get to a human, when half the time I need to transferred and the call breaks. It's too often that I need to call them. Mt website host even ran a trace route to see why I kept getting time outs and discovered AT&T was the issue. It is not great for business or home use. Good luck even trying to watch Netflix. It is an endless "network error" experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes 63 No 5

AT&T

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Clayton W | 11-23-2014

the service is terrible and the speeds are never consistent. I am paying an outrageous amount for service and yet I have to resort to my phone for most my internet use

Was this review helpful? Yes 51 No 5

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