Internet providers in
San Mateo, CA

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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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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.

 
1. AT&T
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Mediacom
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. New Edge Networks
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
2Mbps
6. Sonic.net
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. Astound Broadband
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Mediacom
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. New Edge Networks
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
2Mbps
6. Sonic.net
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. Megapath
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. Zayo Group
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
9. Astound Broadband
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
10. TW Telecom
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
11. Level 3 Communications
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in San Mateo
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in San Mateo?

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.

Internet Provider types in San Mateo


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

99%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in San Mateo,CA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
San Mateo
79%
USA

Summary of San Mateo Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber1000 Mbps3.0/5
XfinityCable250 Mbps3.5/5
MediacomCable100 Mbps3.0/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
New Edge NetworksDSL & Other Copper Wireline2 MbpsN/A
Sonic.netDSL25 Mbps5.0/5
Astound BroadbandCable50 Mbps4.5/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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