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Best Internet Providers in Santa Ana, CA

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Internet Providers Overview for Santa Ana, CA
Total Internet Providers 10
Download Speeds Up To 5 Gbps
Cheapest Monthly Plan $39.95
Fiber Coverage 37%
Fastest Provider AT&T

Top 9 Internet Service Providers in Santa Ana, CA

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1. AT&T

94.3% Available
Download speeds up to:
5 Gbps IPBB, Fiber
Prices Starting At 55.00/mo *
94.3% Available
Click here to see AT&T's coverage map for Santa Ana, CA

AT&T Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 5000 Mbps
IPBB Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

AT&T Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Internet 300 Internet 300 Mbps $55.00
Internet 100 Internet 100 Mbps $55.00
Internet 500 Internet 500 Mbps $65.00
Internet 1000 Internet 1000 Mbps $80.00
Internet 2000 Internet 2000 Mbps $145.00
Internet 5000 Internet 5000 Mbps $250.00
Call To Order AT&T Service 855-957-4313

2. Spectrum

85.5% Available
Download speeds up to:
1 Gbps Cable
Prices Starting At 49.99/mo *
85.5% Available
Click here to see Spectrum's coverage map for Santa Ana, CA

Spectrum Internet Availability By Type

Cable Download speeds up to 1000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Spectrum Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Spectrum Internet® Internet 300 Mbps $49.99
Spectrum Internet® Ultra Internet 500 Mbps $69.99
Spectrum Internet® Gig Internet 1000 Mbps $79.99
Spectrum Internet® + TV Select Signature Internet 300 Mbps $114.98
Spectrum Internet® + TV Select Signature + Voice Internet 300 Mbps $129.97
Call To Order Spectrum Service 855-959-3083

3. Viasat

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
150 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 99.99/mo
100% Available

Viasat Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 150 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Viasat Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Viasat Unleashed Internet 150 Mbps $99.99
Call To Order Viasat Service 844-983-3105

4. EarthLink

36.5% Available
Download speeds up to:
100 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 39.95/mo
36.5% Available
Click here to see EarthLink's coverage map for Santa Ana, CA

EarthLink Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

EarthLink Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
N/A $39.95
Call To Order EarthLink Service 855-537-1089

5. HughesNet

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
100 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 49.99/mo
100% Available

HughesNet Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

HughesNet Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Select Internet 50 Mbps $49.99
Elite Internet 100 Mbps $64.99
Fusion Internet 100 Mbps $94.99
Call To Order HughesNet Service 855-958-4319

6. Verizon

41.8% Available
Download speeds up to:
300 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 60.00/mo
41.8% Available
Click here to see Verizon's coverage map for Santa Ana, CA

Verizon Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 1000 Mbps
  • 90%
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Verizon Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
5G Home Internet 300 Mbps $60.00
5G Home Plus Internet 1000 Mbps $80.00

7. Always ON

39.2% Available
Download speeds from:
25 - 150 Mbps Fixed Wireless
39.2% Available

Always ON Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

8. Starlink

100% Available
Download speeds from:
50 - 220 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 120.00/mo
100% Available
Click here to see Starlink's coverage map for Santa Ana, CA

Starlink Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 220 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Starlink Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
STANDARD Internet 150 Mbps $120.00
MOBILE - REGIONAL Internet 50 Mbps $150.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers.
MOBILE - GLOBAL Internet 50 Mbps $200.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers
MOBILE PRIORITY - 50GB Internet 220 Mbps $250.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses
MOBILE PRIORITY - 5TB Internet 220 Mbps $5,000.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses

9. T-Mobile Home Internet

24.8% Available
Download speeds from:
33 - 245 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 60.00/mo *
*With AutoPay. Customers see typical download speeds between 72 – 245 Mbps and upload speeds between 15 – 31 Mbps.
24.8% Available
Click here to see T-Mobile Home Internet's coverage map for Santa Ana, CA

T-Mobile Home Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 245 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

T-Mobile Home Internet Deals for June 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Home Internet w/ Autopay Internet 245 Mbps $60.00 *
*With AutoPay. Customers see typical download speeds between 72 – 245 Mbps and upload speeds between 15 – 31 Mbps.

Santa Ana Internet Resources for Low-Income Families

A good deal of basic tasks and activities occur online nowadays, meaning internet access for all, especially low-income families, has become a crucial problem needing immediate resolution. In the meantime, low-income seniors, individuals, and families must find resources to help them find accessible internet, family support, and at-home technology. So, we put together this list of resources in Santa Ana to help low-income families get connected:

Discounted Distance Learning Devices in Santa Ana

  • Computers for Classrooms: The non-profit organization Computers for Classrooms sells steeply discounted refurbished desktops and laptops to qualifying California residents. To be eligible, you should meet one of the Computers for Classrooms Qualification Certification criteria. If you qualify, check the online price sheet to see what computers are in stock, then follow the steps for requesting a computer.
  • EwasteCollective: The ewasteCollective provides free refurbished computers to low-income individuals across California, including Riverside residents. These computers come with, at minimum, 2 GB of RAM, an 80 GB HD, a DVD-ROM drive, a 17” monitor, all necessary peripherals, and the Linux Xubuntu operating system. To apply for a free computer, fill out the individual application listing your income, family size, rent, and more, then submit that application via email, fax, or mail to the organization.
  • Computers With Causes: Computers With Causes is a non-profit organization gifting free refurbished computers to low-income families and individuals in Santa Ana and elsewhere in the U.S. The waitlist can be long, so be patient. If you have not heard back after 30 days, please feel free to reapply on the website.

If you need a computer now, consider purchasing a refurbished laptop or desktop system from one of these Santa Ana businesses that specialize in the resale of quality refurbished devices: 

Remote Learning Programs and Virtual Child Care Centers in Santa Ana

  • The City of Santa Ana: The City of Santa Ana’s Educational Services page has an extensive list of children’s activities for kids of all ages. Resources are categorized into the following sections: Fun Educational Activities, History Educational Resources, Math Educational Activities, Music and Movies, Online Learning, and Story Book Activities. 
  • Santa Ana Zoo: The Santa Ana Zoo hosts a Nature Lab Program where local Santa Ana children can join via Zoom to learn about many of the animals that live at the zoo. Upon registration, your child will receive a lab program kit to use during the Zoom session. Kids can also explore the history of the Santa Ana Zoo on the website by clicking various decades and previewing historical images and documents associated with the zoo over the years.
  • Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD): On SAUSD’s Jim Thorpe Fundamental Elementary School page, you can find a useful list of online resources for young learners, including links to help build reading, movement, science, and critical thinking skills. Learn how to use a keyboard with Typing Club or practice math in a fun environment through links to interactive games.
  • KidWorks: Santa Ana non-profit organization KidWorks offers an online resource list to augment its in-person services to underserved Santa Ana youth. Visit the KidWorks Resources page to find links to engaging and informative activities children can enjoy from home.
  • OC Dance Productions: OC Dance Productions offers free resources and instructional videos for children interested in exploring dance. To access these resources, you will need to enter your name and email and agree to OC Dance Productions Waiver and Release from Liability.

Free Wireless Internet Access in Santa Ana

The Santa Ana Public Library System has free hot spots available for check-out from the Main Library branch for three-week periods. The library also offers free Wi-Fi access at both of its branch locations:

  • Main Library — 26 Civic Center Plaza
  • Newhope Library Learning Center — 122 N. Newhope St.

For more free Wi-Fi locations, use our Wi-Fi map directory below. Each pin indicates the type of establishment offering free internet in addition to its location:

Free Wireless Internet Access in Santa Ana, CA

Hotspot
2323 N Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Hotspot
1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Hotspot
3700 S Susan St Ste 200
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Hotspot
3601 W Sunflower Ave. Suite 100
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Hotspot
2200 N Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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Internet Provider Store Locations in Santa Ana

Fastest Santa Ana Internet Providers

Connection Type

Internet Providers

Download Speeds Up To

Upload Speeds Up To

Availability

Fiber
(Covering 37% of Santa Ana)

AT&T Fiber

5 Gbps

5 Gbps

40.8%

Cable
(Covering 93.7% of Santa Ana)

Cox

2 Gbps

35 Mbps

7.9%

Spectrum

1 Gbps

35 Mbps

85.5%

DSL
(Covering 50.4% of Santa Ana)

AT&T Internet

100 Mbps

20 Mbps

94.3%

Fixed Wireless
(Covering 59.8% of Santa Ana)

Verizon 5G Home Internet

300 Mbps

10 Mbps

41.8%

EarthLink 5G Home Internet

100 Mbps

20 Mbps

36.5%

Satellite
(Covering 100% of Santa Ana)

Viasat Internet

150 Mbps

3 Mbps

100%

Hughesnet

100 Mbps

3 Mbps

100%

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Average download speed in Santa Ana:

119 Mbps

Based on 41,303 speed tests

Internet Values of Santa Ana Providers

Providers Connection Type Plan Price Download Speeds Up To Internet Value Contact
AT&T Fiber Fiber $250 per month 5 Gbps $0.05 per Mbps 855-957-4313
Cox Cable $150 per month 2 Gbps $0.08 per Mbps 855-956-4467
Spectrum Cable $79.99 per month 1 Gbps $0.08 per Mbps 855-959-3083
Verizon 5G Home Internet Fixed $80 per month 1 Gbps $0.08 per Mbps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet Fixed $60 per month 245 Mbps $0.24 per Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL $55 per month 100 Mbps $0.55 per Mbps 855-957-4313
Hughesnet Satellite $64.99 per month 100 Mbps $0.65 per Mbps 855-958-4319
Viasat Internet Satellite $99.99 per month 150 Mbps $0.67 per Mbps 844-983-3105

Best Internet Provider in Santa Ana

  1. AT&T - Fast download speeds in Santa Ana, most Fiber availability and most DSL availability
  2. Spectrum - No data caps and most Cable availability
  3. Viasat - Most internet coverage in Santa Ana
  4. EarthLink - 5g internet up to 100 Mbps
  5. HughesNet - Another great satellite internet alternative for those who can't get Cable, Fiber, or DSL
  6. Verizon - 5g internet up to 300 Mbps
  7. Always ON - Fixed wireless up to 150 Mbps
  8. Starlink - Widely available
  9. T-Mobile Home Internet - 5g internet up to 245 Mbps

Fastest Internet Providers in Santa Ana

Internet Fees in Santa Ana

Common Providers in Santa Ana Early Termination Fees Setup and Installation Fees Late Payment Fees Equipment Replacement Fees
AT&T Fiber N/A $99 Up to $9.25 $10 per month
AT&T Internet N/A $149 Up to $6.50 N/A

How Much Speed Do I Need?

25+ Mbps

  • Web Surfing & Email
  • HD Streaming
  • Supports 1-2 Devices
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

100+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD (4K) Streaming
  • Low Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports 3-5 Devices
  • Ideal for 2-6 people

1 Gig

  • Multi 4K HD Streaming
  • No Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports more than 5 Devices
  • Ideal for 6+ people

An Overview of Internet Providers in Santa Ana By Connection

Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
AT&T Fiber 5 Gbps 41%
AT&T IPBB 100 Mbps 94%
Spectrum Cable 1 Gbps 86%
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 8%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Internet 245 Mbps 25%
Verizon 5G Internet 1 Gbps 42%
EarthLink 5G Internet 100 Mbps 37%
Always ON Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 39%
Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
AT&T IPBB 100 Mbps 94%
EarthLink 5G Internet 100 Mbps 37%
AT&T Fiber 5 Gbps 41%
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Internet 25 Mbps 25%
Spectrum Cable 1 Gbps 86%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 42%
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 8%

Internet Availability by Connection Type in Santa Ana

Internet service providers in Santa Ana use different methods for connecting their customers to the web. Connection types matter, so choose wisely. Fiber is generally the fastest and most reliable option, followed by cable, DSL and 5G home internet.

Fiber - 94%

What is Mbps?

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