Internet providers in Encinitas, CA

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Encinitas internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Encinitas 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 Encinitas area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Encinitas residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Encinitas, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Encinitas area, and 98.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Encinitas's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Encinitas

The largest internet providers in Encinitas are AT&T, Spectrum, and Cox bringing DSL and cable options to Encinitas.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Encinitas residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 55% of the area. Encinitas’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 71% of Encinitas 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Encinitas covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Encinitas 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 Encinitas, $47.99.

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 Encinitas, $0.84.

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 Encinitas. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Encinitas's providers, 350 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

55%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in Encinitas covering 55% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Encinitas 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 Encinitas, $47.99.

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 Encinitas, $0.84.

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 Encinitas. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Encinitas's providers, 350 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

71%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to most households in Encinitas covering 71% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Encinitas, $47.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Encinitas, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Encinitas. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Encinitas's providers, 350 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Encinitas, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.237%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 100 Mbps DSL 99%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 55%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 300 Mbps Cable 71%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 8.252%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Encinitas with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.237% of households in Encinitas. The next fastest internet provider in Encinitas is California Internet, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.220% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Encinitas with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Encinitas, $47.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Encinitas, covering 0.237% of the city.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.