Internet providers in Aptos, CA

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Aptos, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 50 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable13%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired76%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL39%
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Aptos internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Aptos is comparable to the rest of California - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Aptos area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Aptos residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Aptos, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the Aptos area, and 98.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Aptos's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Aptos

The largest internet providers in Aptos are AT&T, Xfinity, and Spectrum bringing DSL and cable options to Aptos.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Aptos residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Aptos’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 13% of Aptos residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Aptos covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Aptos 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Aptos, $55.43.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aptos, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Aptos. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Aptos's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Aptos covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Aptos residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Aptos, $55.43.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aptos, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Aptos. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Aptos's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to a limited number of households in Aptos covering 13% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Aptos residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Aptos, $55.43.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aptos, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Aptos. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Aptos's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Aptos, you’ll likely have options from DSL and cable internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Aptos, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Aptos and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Aptos at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Aptos at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Aptos residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Aptos may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Aptos DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Aptos with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in Aptos. The next fastest internet provider in Aptos is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Aptos with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Aptos, $55.43.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.