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Internet providers in Kensington, CA

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Kensington, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired67%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL56%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Kensington internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Kensington area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Kensington's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Kensington

The largest internet providers in Kensington are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Kensington.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Kensington residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Kensington’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 56% of Kensington residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Kensington covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Kensington 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 Kensington, $51.27.

AT&T 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 Kensington, $3.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Kensington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kensington's providers, 214 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 Kensington covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Kensington 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 Kensington, $51.27.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kensington, $3.20.

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 Kensington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kensington's providers, 214 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

56%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in Kensington covering 56% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Kensington 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 Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Kensington, $51.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Kensington. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kensington's providers, 214 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Kensington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Kensington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Kensington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Kensington 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 Kensington 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 Kensington DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Kensington with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Kensington. The next fastest internet provider in Kensington is Etheric Networks, offering download speeds up to 160 Mbps to 9.631% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Kensington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kensington, $51.27.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.