Internet providers in San Mateo, CA

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

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2. AT&T
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
3. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave Broadband
68% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
4. EarthLink
93% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating (44)
5. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
300Mbps

User Rating (0)
6. Sonic
58% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
182Mbps

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8. HughesNet
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)
9. Viasat
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
10. Xtream Powered by Mediacom
5% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
11. Ultra Home Internet
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
182Mbps

User Rating (0)
12. Earthlink Home Internet
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
13. Synergy Internet
95% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
14. Etheric Networks
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (10)
2. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave Broadband
68% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
3. HughesNet
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)
4. Viasat
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Xtream Powered by Mediacom
5% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Synergy Internet
95% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
7. Ooma
95% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
8. Zayo Group
17% available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. Etheric Networks
99% available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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2. Verizon Wireless
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating
5. Mint
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
6. Visible
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

User Rating

How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • 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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Xfinity vs. Verizon

Get Verizon for equally fast upload and download speeds. Pick Xfinity to get fast speeds and xFi home networking controls.

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AT&T vs. Xfinity

If you need a lot of speed for your large household, go with AT&T Fiber. Opt for Xfinity to get its widely available high speeds.

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Hughesnet vs. Viasat

Get low prices on satellite internet with HughesNet. Order Viasat for superior speeds and newer technology.

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What is the best internet provider in San Mateo?

Internet Provider Types in San Mateo


Cable

76%
Coverage


DSL

95%
Coverage


Fiber

86%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in San Mateo


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
San Mateo
100%
California
79%
USA

San Mateo Residential Internet Coverage

As one of the largest San Francisco suburbs, San Mateo is home to just over 100,000 people. The area has several established internet service providers that offer a wide range of plans to area residents and businesses.

AT&T brings both fiber internet and DSL internet to this city, with a DSL network that covers nearly all of San Mateo and a steadily growing fiber network. DSL is available in the far northern areas of Shoreview and North Central, reaching the southern neighborhoods of Sugerloaf and Hillsdale. Coverage runs along the coastal eastern border of the city, reaching East San Mateo. Coverage is steady through the middle of the city and stretches to the western neighborhood of Baywood Park.

Cable provider Xfinity also has a strong presence in San Mateo, covering the entirety of the city and many other San Francisco suburbs.

Service is available in select parts of San Mateo through New Edge Networks. North of Highway 92, major neighborhoods like Haywood, East San Mateo, Baywood-Aragon, and Downtown are within the New Edge Networks service area.

Astound Broadband brings coverage to northern San Mateo as well, but it also serves southern neighborhoods like Beresford, Marina Lagoon, Western Hills, and Hillsdale.

Finally, through Sonic.net, those in every major San Mateo neighborhood have access to high-speed internet.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in San Mateo

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Astound Broadband Powered by Wave Broadband offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

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Summary of San Mateo internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
AT&T Fiber 5000 Mbps 2.0/5
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave Broadband Cable 1000 Mbps N/A
EarthLink Fiber 5000 Mbps 2.0/5
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps N/A
Sonic Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.5/5
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 182 Mbps 4.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 1.5/5
Xtream Powered by Mediacom Cable 100 Mbps N/A
Ultra Home Internet 5G Home 182 Mbps N/A
Earthlink Home Internet LTE Home 100 Mbps N/A
Synergy Internet Cable & DSL 200 Mbps N/A
Etheric Networks Fiber & Fixed Wireless 25 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 Mateo

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Marlon B | 10-19-2021

Comcast/Xfinity was good But since they started with virtual assistant Everything went down hill Bad speed Bad costumer support Equipment scam And soo on

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XFINITY

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Monica C | 10-01-2021

Worst service, I have lost service 3 times this month and each time it is longer. So far this time it has been down for 2 days with no end in site!

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