Internet providers in
Santa Barbara, 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. Frontier
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
500Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Cox Communications
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. New Edge Networks
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
1. Frontier
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
500Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Cox Communications
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. New Edge Networks
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
6. Megapath
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
7. TW Telecom
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
8. Level 3 Communications
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Santa Barbara
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Santa Barbara?

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.

Internet Provider types in Santa Barbara


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

99%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Santa Barbara,CA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Santa Barbara
79%
USA

Summary of Santa Barbara Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
FrontierDSL & Fiber500 Mbps2.0/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
Cox CommunicationsCable300 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
New Edge NetworksDSL & Other Copper Wireline3 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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