Internet providers in Big Bear Lake, CA

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Big Bear Lake 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 Lake area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Big Bear Lake residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Big Bear Lake, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Big Bear Lake area, and 89.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Big Bear Lake'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 Big Bear Lake

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Big Bear Lake residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Big Bear Lake’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Big Bear Lake residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Big Bear Lake covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Big Bear Lake 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 Big Bear Lake, $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 Big Bear Lake, $2.31.

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 Lake. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Big Bear Lake's providers, 91 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 Big Bear Lake covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Big Bear Lake 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 Big Bear Lake, $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 Big Bear Lake, $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 Big Bear Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Bear Lake'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 Lake covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Big Bear Lake 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 Lake, $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 Big Bear Lake, $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 Big Bear Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Big Bear Lake's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Big Bear Lake, CA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 12 MbpsDSL89%
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 Big Bear Lake with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Big Bear Lake. The next fastest internet provider in Big Bear Lake is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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.

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.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.