Internet providers in Costa Mesa, CA

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Costa Mesa internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Costa Mesa residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.190% of those living in Costa Mesa.

There are six internet providers serving the Costa Mesa area, and 96.57% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Costa Mesa's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Costa Mesa

The largest internet providers in Costa Mesa are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Costa Mesa.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Costa Mesa residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Costa Mesa’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Costa Mesa residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Costa Mesa covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Costa Mesa 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Costa Mesa, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Costa Mesa, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Costa Mesa. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Costa Mesa's providers, 363 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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Costa Mesa covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Costa Mesa, $0.76.

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 Costa Mesa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Costa Mesa's providers, 363 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 Costa Mesa covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Costa Mesa 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Costa Mesa, $52.49.

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 Costa Mesa, $0.76.

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 Costa Mesa. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Costa Mesa's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Costa Mesa, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.189%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 100 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL9.239%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -Wired2.647%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Costa Mesa with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.189% of households in Costa Mesa. The next fastest internet provider in Costa Mesa is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Costa Mesa with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Costa Mesa, $52.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Costa Mesa, covering 2.189% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.