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Internet providers in Benicia, CA

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Benicia, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired25%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Benicia internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Benicia 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 Benicia area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Benicia residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Benicia, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Benicia area, and 97.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Benicia's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Benicia

The largest internet providers in Benicia are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Benicia.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Benicia residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Benicia’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 15% of Benicia residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Benicia covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Benicia 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 Benicia, $45.66.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benicia, $3.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Benicia. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Benicia's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Benicia covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Benicia 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 Benicia, $45.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benicia, $3.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Benicia. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Benicia's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to a limited number of households in Benicia covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Benicia 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 Sonic Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Benicia, $45.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Benicia. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Benicia's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Benicia and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Benicia at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Benicia at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Benicia 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 Benicia 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 Benicia DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Benicia with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Benicia. The next fastest internet provider in Benicia is Sonic Telecom, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Benicia with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Benicia, $45.66.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

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.

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.