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Internet providers in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

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Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.953%
AT&T $55.00 25 - 50 MbpsDSL44%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 987 MbpsCable41%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Razzo Link - 5 - 30 MbpsWireless100%
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Carmel-by-the-Sea internet service at a glance

At 60%, broadband coverage in Carmel-by-the-Sea is much lower than the rest of California - 93%, and much lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Carmel-by-the-Sea area will have access to DSL, which covers 44% of Carmel-by-the-Sea residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 41% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.950% of those living in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

There are six internet providers serving the Carmel-by-the-Sea area, and 24.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carmel-by-the-Sea's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Carmel-by-the-Sea

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 227 Mbps 226 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 174 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Viasat 14 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Razzo Link 2 Mbps 0 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Carmel-by-the-Sea

The largest internet providers in Carmel-by-the-Sea are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Carmel-by-the-Sea.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Carmel-by-the-Sea residents, covering 44% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 41% of the area. Carmel-by-the-Sea’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Carmel-by-the-Sea residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

44%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Carmel-by-the-Sea covering 44% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Carmel-by-the-Sea 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 Carmel-by-the-Sea, $53.75.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carmel-by-the-Sea, $1.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Carmel-by-the-Sea. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Carmel-by-the-Sea's providers, 519 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

41%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to about half of households in Carmel-by-the-Sea covering 41% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Carmel-by-the-Sea residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Carmel-by-the-Sea, $53.75.

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 Carmel-by-the-Sea, $1.58.

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 Carmel-by-the-Sea. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carmel-by-the-Sea's providers, 519 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Carmel-by-the-Sea covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Carmel-by-the-Sea 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Carmel-by-the-Sea, $53.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carmel-by-the-Sea, $1.58.

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 Carmel-by-the-Sea. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Carmel-by-the-Sea's providers, 519 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Carmel-by-the-Sea with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.953% of households in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The next fastest internet provider in Carmel-by-the-Sea is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 41% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Carmel-by-the-Sea with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carmel-by-the-Sea, $53.75.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carmel-by-the-Sea, covering 5.953% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.