Internet providers in Malibu, CA

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Malibu, CA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL99%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Malibu internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Malibu 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 Malibu area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Malibu residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Malibu.

There are five internet providers serving the Malibu area, and 97.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Malibu's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Malibu

The largest internet providers in Malibu are Frontier and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Malibu.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Malibu residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 98% of the area. Malibu’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 98% of Malibu residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to all households in Malibu covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Malibu 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 Malibu, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Malibu, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Malibu. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Malibu's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Malibu covering 98% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Malibu than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Malibu, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Malibu, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Malibu. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Malibu's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Malibu, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Malibu, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Malibu. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Malibu's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

GeoLinks is the fastest internet provider in Malibu with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.925% of households in Malibu. The next fastest internet provider in Malibu is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Malibu with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Malibu, $45.74.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Malibu, covering 98% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.