Internet providers in Barstow, CA

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Barstow 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 Barstow area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Barstow residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Barstow, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Barstow area, and 96.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Barstow's four internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Barstow

The largest internet providers in Barstow are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Barstow.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Barstow residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Barstow’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Barstow residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Barstow covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Barstow 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 Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Barstow, $46.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barstow, $2.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Barstow. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Barstow's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Barstow covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Barstow, $46.24.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barstow, $2.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Barstow. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Barstow's providers, 94 Mbps.

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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 Barstow covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Barstow 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 Barstow, $46.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barstow, $2.31.

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 Barstow. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Barstow's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Barstow, CA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Barstow with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Barstow. The next fastest internet provider in Barstow is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Barstow with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Barstow, $46.24.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.