Internet providers in Santa Cruz, CA

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1. AT&T
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
75Mbps
2. Xfinity
88% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Viasat
99% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Sonic.net
60% 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. Viasat
99% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Windstream
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Sonic.net
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Megapath
84% available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. Comcast Business
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
Lendio
Sponsored
At least 6 months in business &
monthly revenue of $8k?
1. AT&T
Available in Santa Cruz
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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

User Rating Info
3. 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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What is the best internet provider in Santa Cruz?

  • AT&T - Great value
  • Xfinity - High speeds widely available
  • Viasat - Widely available

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
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 75 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 250 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

Sonic.net offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

Summary of Santa Cruz Internet Providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
AT&T DSL & Fiber 75 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 250 Mbps 2.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Sonic.net DSL 25 Mbps 4.5/5

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Santa Cruz

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