*Wireless speeds may vary. Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Feb 14, 2023.
Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Isla Vista covering 100% of the area.
Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Isla Vista 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Isla Vista, $57.49.
Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Isla Vista, $1.25.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Isla Vista. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Isla Vista's providers, 117 Mbps.