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Internet providers in Benicia, CA

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Benicia, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired25%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Benicia internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 cable, which covers 97% of Benicia residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in Benicia.

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 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Benicia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Sonic Telecom 20 Mbps 6 Mbps Wired
AT&T 88 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 38 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Benicia, $51.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benicia, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 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, 241 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benicia, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 241 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Benicia, $51.99.

Sonic Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benicia, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Benicia. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Benicia's providers, 241 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Benicia at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Benicia residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Benicia with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Benicia. The next fastest internet provider in Benicia is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 98% 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, $51.99.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.