Internet providers in Santa Barbara, CA

1. Cox Communications
86% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Self Installation Available 

2. Frontier
92% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
500Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

3. Viasat
99% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
1. Ooma
99% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Megapath
68% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
3. Frontier
99% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
500Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

4. Viasat
99% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
99% available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. Allstream
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Syringa Networks
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. PowerOne
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
9. One Ring Networks
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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2. T-Mobile
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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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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What is the best internet provider in Santa Barbara?

Internet Provider Types in Santa Barbara


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Santa Barbara


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Santa Barbara
94%
California
79%
USA

Santa Barbara Residential Internet Coverage

While choosing internet in Santa Barbara, customers can compare a variety of fiber, cable, satellite, and DSL providers.

Frontier Communications has a solid, well-established coverage area that spans the entirety of Santa Barbara. DSL service is provided by Frontier. This company_s high-speed internet service is available as far north as neighborhoods like Upper State and Riviera, stretching southward to Mesa and Waterfront. Service runs west to east from Las Positas to Eastside. The central area of Santa Barbara is fully within this provider_s service area; covered neighborhoods include Westside and Downtown.

Nearly all of Santa Barbara is within the service area of New Edge Networks, with the exception of Las Positas and Mesa, both located in the southwestern part of Santa Barbara. New Edge Networks has a DSL network and a copper wireline network.

Satellite internet is provided by Hughesnet, a nationally established satellite provider that brings satellite to almost all of Santa Barbara.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Santa Barbara

Cox Communications offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 500 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

HughesNet offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Santa Barbara internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Cox Communications Cable 940 Mbps 3.0/5
Frontier Fiber 500 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5

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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