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Best Internet Providers in Santa Barbara, CA

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Internet Providers Overview for Santa Barbara, CA
Total Internet Providers 10
Download Speeds Up To 5 Gbps
Cheapest Monthly Plan $29.99
Fiber Coverage 33%
Fastest Provider Frontier

Top 9 Internet Service Providers in Santa Barbara, CA

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1. Cox Cable

92.4% Available
Download speeds up to:
2 Gbps Cable
Prices Starting At 50.00/mo
92.4% Available
Click here to see Cox Cable's coverage map for Santa Barbara, CA

Cox Cable Internet Availability By Type

Cable Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Cox Cable Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Go Fast Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
Go Faster Internet 250 Mbps $70.00
Go Even Faster Internet 500 Mbps $90.00
Go Super Fast Internet 1000 Mbps $110.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Starter Internet 100 Mbps $111.00
Go Faster + Contour TV Starter Internet 250 Mbps $131.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $131.00
Go Beyond Fast Internet 2000 Mbps $150.00
Go Even Faster + Contour TV Starter Internet 500 Mbps $151.00
Go Faster + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 250 Mbps $151.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $165.00
Go Even Faster + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 500 Mbps $171.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Preferred + Voice Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $185.00
Go Beyond Fast + Contour TV Starter Internet 2000 Mbps $211.00
Go Beyond Fast + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 2000 Mbps $231.00
Call To Order Cox Cable Service 855-956-4467

2. EarthLink

45.2% Available
Download speeds from:
500 Mbps - 2 Gbps Fiber
Prices Starting At 59.95/mo
45.2% Available

EarthLink Internet Availability By Type

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

EarthLink Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
N/A $59.95
Call To Order EarthLink Service 844-722-8949

3. Frontier

45.2% Available
Download speeds from:
500 Mbps - 5 Gbps DSL, Fiber
Prices Starting At 29.99/mo *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
45.2% Available
Click here to see Frontier's coverage map for Santa Barbara, CA

Frontier Internet Availability By Type

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

Frontier Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Fiber 200 Internet 200 Mbps $29.99 *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
Fiber 500 Internet 500 Mbps $44.99 *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
Fiber 1 Gig Internet 1000 Mbps $64.99 *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
Frontier Internet Internet N/A $64.99 *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
Fiber 2 Gig Internet 2000 Mbps $99.99 *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
Fiber 5 Gig Internet 5000 Mbps $154.99 *
**Not all internet speeds available in all areas. Real-world speeds are impacted by multiple factors and average speeds may be lower than advertised speeds.
Call To Order Frontier Service 844-974-3041

4. 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 July 2024

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

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 July 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. 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 Barbara, 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 July 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

7. T-Mobile Home Internet

12.2% 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.
12.2% Available
Click here to see T-Mobile Home Internet's coverage map for Santa Barbara, 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 July 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.

8. Verizon

17.5% Available
Download speeds up to:
300 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 50.00/mo
17.5% Available
Click here to see Verizon's coverage map for Santa Barbara, CA

Verizon Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • 90%
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Verizon Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
5G Home Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
5G Home Plus Internet 300 Mbps $70.00
Call To Order Verizon Service 866-498-5878

9. Always ON

15.7% Available
Download speeds from:
25 - 150 Mbps Fixed Wireless
15.7% Available

Always ON Internet Availability By Type

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

Internet Provider Store Locations in Santa Barbara

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Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Los Olivos, Oak View, Ojai, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Summerland, Ventura

Average download speed in Santa Barbara:

149 Mbps

Based on 48,491 speed tests

Best Internet Provider in Santa Barbara

  1. Cox Cable - Most Cable availability
  2. EarthLink - Most Fiber availability
  3. Frontier - Budget friendly option, fast download speeds in Santa Barbara and most DSL availability
  4. Viasat - Most internet coverage in Santa Barbara
  5. HughesNet - Another great satellite internet alternative for those who can't get Cable, Fiber, or DSL
  6. Starlink - Widely available
  7. T-Mobile Home Internet - 5g internet up to 245 Mbps
  8. Verizon - 5g internet up to 300 Mbps
  9. Always ON - Fixed wireless up to 150 Mbps

Fastest Internet Providers in Santa Barbara

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 Barbara By Connection

Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 92%
Frontier Fiber Call For Details 45%
Frontier DSL Call For Details 30%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
EarthLink Fiber 5 Gbps 45%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Internet 245 Mbps 12%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 18%
Always ON Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 16%
Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
Frontier Fiber Call For Details 45%
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Internet 25 Mbps 12%
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 92%
Frontier DSL Call For Details 30%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 18%
Astound Broadband Powered by Digital West Fiber 2 Gbps 1%

Internet Availability by Connection Type in Santa Barbara

Internet service providers in Santa Barbara 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 - 99%
Cable - 3%
DSL - 3%

What is Mbps?

Mbps is the abbreviation for megabits per second, and it also appears written as Mbits/sec. Internet providers use megabits per second to measure speeds. Broadband speeds are 25 Mbps or faster. Learn more about Mbps.

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Free Wireless Internet Access in Santa Barbara, CA

Hotspot
602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hotspot
25/27 Mason Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hotspot
2020 DE LA Vina St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Hotspot
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Hotspot
20 E Victoria St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hotspot
5221 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Hotspot
955 LA Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

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