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Internet providers in Goleta, CA

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Goleta, CA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable98%
Impulse - -DSL9.826%
Advantage Wireless - -Wired2.398%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Goleta internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Goleta 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 Goleta area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Goleta residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Goleta, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Goleta area, and 93.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Goleta's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Goleta

The largest internet providers in Goleta are Frontier, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Goleta.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Goleta residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 98% of the area. Goleta’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Goleta residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

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

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Goleta 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Goleta, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Goleta, $3.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Goleta. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Goleta's providers, 94 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

98%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Goleta covering 98% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Goleta 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 Goleta, $41.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Goleta, $3.23.

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 Goleta. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Goleta's providers, 94 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 Goleta covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Goleta 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 Goleta, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Goleta, $3.23.

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 Goleta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Goleta's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Goleta with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Goleta. The next fastest internet provider in Goleta is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Goleta with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Goleta, $41.99.

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.

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.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.