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Internet providers in Escondido, CA

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.578%
AT&T $30 100 - 100 MbpsDSL92%
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.086%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable93%
GTT Communications - -DSL4.528%
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Escondido internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in Escondido 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 Escondido area will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of Escondido residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.660% of those living in Escondido.

There are six internet providers serving the Escondido area, and 91.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Escondido's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Escondido

The largest internet providers in Escondido are AT&T, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Escondido.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Escondido residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 93% of the area. Escondido’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Escondido residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Escondido covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Escondido 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Escondido, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Escondido, $0.66.

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 Escondido. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Escondido's providers, 609 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

93%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Escondido covering 93% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Escondido 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 Escondido, $42.49.

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 Escondido, $0.66.

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 Escondido. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Escondido's providers, 609 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 Escondido covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Escondido 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 Escondido, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Escondido, $0.66.

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 Escondido. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Escondido's providers, 609 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Escondido with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.578% of households in Escondido. The next fastest internet provider in Escondido is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.086% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Escondido with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Escondido, $42.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Escondido, covering 3.578% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Escondido and is available to 0.086% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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