Internet providers in
Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
75Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. New Edge Networks
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
2Mbps
5. Sonic.net
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
75Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Windstream
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. New Edge Networks
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
2Mbps
6. Sonic.net
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. Megapath
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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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.

Internet Provider types in Santa Cruz


Cable

88%
Coverage

DSL

91%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Santa Cruz,CA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
60%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
60%
Santa Cruz
79%
USA

Summary of Santa Cruz Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber75 Mbps3.0/5
XfinityCable250 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
New Edge NetworksDSL2 MbpsN/A
Sonic.netDSL25 Mbps5.0/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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