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Internet providers in San Carlos, AZ

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San Carlos, AZ internet providers

Provider
San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility $39.95 4 - 4 MbpsDSL100%
San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility $39.95 4 - 4 MbpsFiber-optic43%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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San Carlos internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in San Carlos is slightly higher than the rest of Arizona - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the San Carlos area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of San Carlos residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 43% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in San Carlos, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are two internet providers serving the San Carlos area. Among San Carlos's two internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in San Carlos

The largest internet providers in San Carlos are San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility and HughesNet bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and satellite options to San Carlos.

DSL internet from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility is available to nearly all San Carlos residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility, which covers 43% of the area. San Carlos’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of San Carlos residents.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility DSL internet

Provider

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

4 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers broadband to all households in San Carlos covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility uses telephone lines in San Carlos to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $49.97.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Carlos, $2.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers download speeds up to 4 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in San Carlos. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Carlos's providers, 17 Mbps.

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San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility fiber-optic internet

Provider

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

4 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

43%

Fiber-optic from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers broadband to about half of households in San Carlos covering 43% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout San Carlos than other internet types.

Internet prices for San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $49.97.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Carlos, $2.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers download speeds up to 4 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in San Carlos. These download speeds are available to 43% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Carlos's providers, 17 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in San Carlos covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of San Carlos where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $49.97.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Carlos, $2.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in San Carlos. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Carlos's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in San Carlos with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in San Carlos. The next fastest internet provider in San Carlos is San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility, offering download speeds up to 4 Mbps to 100% of the area.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers the cheapest internet in San Carlos with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $49.97.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in San Carlos, covering 43% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.