Internet providers in Desert Hot Springs, CA

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Desert Hot Springs internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Desert Hot Springs 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 10% of those living in Desert Hot Springs.

There are five internet providers serving the Desert Hot Springs area, and 98.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Desert Hot Springs's five 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 Desert Hot Springs

The largest internet providers in Desert Hot Springs are Frontier and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Desert Hot Springs.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Desert Hot Springs residents, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 10% of the area. Desert Hot Springs’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of Desert Hot Springs residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Desert Hot Springs covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs, $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 Desert Hot Springs, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Desert Hot Springs. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Desert Hot Springs's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in Desert Hot Springs covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Desert Hot Springs than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Desert Hot Springs, $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 Desert Hot Springs, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Desert Hot Springs. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Desert Hot Springs's providers, 99 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 Desert Hot Springs covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs, $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 Desert Hot Springs, $2.10.

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 Desert Hot Springs. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Desert Hot Springs's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Desert Hot Springs, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Desert Hot Springs, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Desert Hot Springs and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Desert Hot Springs at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Desert Hot Springs at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Desert Hot Springs residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Desert Hot Springs, CA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 Mbps DSL 95%
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 Mbps Fiber-optic 10%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Desert Hot Springs with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Desert Hot Springs. The next fastest internet provider in Desert Hot Springs is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 95% of the area.

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

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Desert Hot Springs, covering 10% of the city.

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.

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.

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.