Internet providers in Santa Cruz, CA

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1. AT&T
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
  • Self installation –  Easy online ordering – No data caps for 60 days
3. Spectrum
1% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

Self Installation Available 

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

User Rating (72)
6. Surfnet Communications
82% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
7. RAZZOLINK
90% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
8. Rise Broadband
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
9. Sonic
41% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
10. Cruzio Internet
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
30Mbps
11. Etheric networks
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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1. AT&T
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Comcast Business
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
3. Spectrum
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

Self Installation Available 

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

User Rating (72)
6. Surfnet Communications
82% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
7. PowerOne
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
8. One Ring Networks
53% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
9. RAZZOLINK
90% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
10. Rise Broadband
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
11. Sonic
41% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
12. Megapath
81% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
13. Cruzio Internet
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
30Mbps
14. Etheric networks
100% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
15. Allstream
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. Sprint
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
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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AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T is perfect for those who need affordable high-speed packages. Spectrum keeps things simple by offering just one high-speed internet package.

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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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Xfinity vs. Spectrum

Go with Xfinity for incredibly fast download speeds. Choose Spectrum for unlimited data and no equipment fees.

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What is the best internet provider in Santa Cruz?

Internet Provider Types in Santa Cruz


Cable

88%
Coverage


DSL

91%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Santa Cruz


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

60%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

60%
Santa Cruz
94%
California
79%
USA

Santa Cruz Residential Internet Coverage

The California city of Santa Cruz has over 64,000 residents. With its proximity to state parks, the ocean, and other natural attractions, it's a major option for residents and tourists. Several internet service providers bring coverage to this region.

Those interested in getting DSL or fiber optic internet can find what they need with AT&T. AT&T has a DSL network and a fiber network. Together, they span all of Santa Cruz, running to Bonny Doon in the north, Delaware Avenue in the south, Cabrillo in the west, and Soquel in the east.

Xfinity is an established cable service provider in Santa Cruz. Through this provider, cable coverage is available in all of Santa Cruz. Charter is another cable option, but its network is limited to the eastern edges of Santa Cruz.

Sonic.net is an option for many Santa Cruz residents. High-speed coverage is accessible in neighborhoods like Paradise Park, Empira Grade, and Broadway.

The coverage area of New Edge Networks is similar to that of Sonic.net. Service extends to the entire city, reaching beyond the city limits in several directions.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Santa Cruz

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Etheric networks offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

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Summary of Santa Cruz internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Spectrum Cable 100 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
Surfnet Communications Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps N/A
RAZZOLINK Fixed Wireless 10 Mbps N/A
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A
Sonic DSL 25 Mbps N/A
Cruzio Internet Fixed Wireless 30 Mbps N/A
Etheric networks Fixed Wireless 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.

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