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Internet providers in Big Bear City, CA

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Big Bear City, CA internet providers

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Big Bear City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Big Bear City 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 Big Bear City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Big Bear City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Big Bear City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Big Bear City area, and 95.47% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Big Bear City's four internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Big Bear City

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Big Bear City residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Big Bear City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Big Bear City residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Big Bear City covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Big Bear City 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Big Bear City, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Bear City, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Big Bear City. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Big Bear City's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Big Bear City, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Bear City, $1.76.

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 Big Bear City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Bear City's providers, 91 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 Big Bear City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Big Bear City 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 Big Bear City, $45.74.

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 Big Bear City, $1.76.

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 Big Bear City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Big Bear City's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Big Bear City with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Big Bear City, $45.74.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.