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Internet providers in Half Moon Bay, CA

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired88%
Sonic $40 10 - 80 MbpsDSL57%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Half Moon Bay internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Half Moon Bay area, and 99.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Half Moon Bay's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Half Moon Bay

The largest internet providers in Half Moon Bay are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic bringing DSL and cable options to Half Moon Bay.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Half Moon Bay residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Half Moon Bay’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic, offers DSL to around 57% of Half Moon Bay residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Half Moon Bay 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 Half Moon Bay, $49.16.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Half Moon Bay, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Half Moon Bay. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Half Moon Bay's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Half Moon Bay covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Half Moon Bay, $49.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Half Moon Bay, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Half Moon Bay. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Half Moon Bay's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Sonic DSL internet

Provider

Sonic

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

57%

DSL from Sonic offers broadband to about half of households in Half Moon Bay covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic uses telephone lines in Half Moon Bay 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 Sonic start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Half Moon Bay, $49.16.

Sonic customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Half Moon Bay, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Half Moon Bay. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Half Moon Bay's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Half Moon Bay may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Half Moon Bay cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Half Moon Bay with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Half Moon Bay. The next fastest internet provider in Half Moon Bay is Etheric Networks, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 7.514% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Half Moon Bay with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Half Moon Bay, $49.16.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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