Internet providers in Menlo Park, CA

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

There are eight internet providers serving the Menlo Park area, and 99.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Menlo Park's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Menlo Park

The largest internet providers in Menlo Park are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Menlo Park.

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

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Menlo Park covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Menlo Park 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Menlo Park, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Menlo Park, $1.48.

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 Menlo Park. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Menlo Park's providers, 278 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 Menlo Park covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Menlo Park 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 Menlo Park, $47.49.

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 Menlo Park, $1.48.

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 Menlo Park. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Menlo Park's providers, 278 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 Menlo Park covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Menlo Park 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 Menlo Park, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Menlo Park, $1.48.

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 Menlo Park. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Menlo Park's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Menlo Park, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 99%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 100%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - - Wired 35%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - - DSL 34%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 12%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Menlo Park with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Menlo Park. The next fastest internet provider in Menlo Park is Etheric Networks, Inc., offering download speeds up to 160 Mbps to 9.821% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Menlo Park with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Menlo Park, $47.49.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.