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Internet providers in Monterey, CA

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
RAZZOLINK - 3 - 30 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Monterey internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Monterey area, and 98.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Monterey's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Monterey

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

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Monterey 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 Monterey, $42.49.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monterey, $1.12.

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 Monterey. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monterey's providers, 275 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Monterey covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Monterey 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 Monterey, $42.49.

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 Monterey, $1.12.

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 Monterey. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monterey's providers, 275 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 Monterey covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Monterey 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 Monterey, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monterey, $1.12.

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 Monterey. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monterey's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Monterey with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Monterey. The next fastest internet provider in Monterey is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Monterey with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monterey, $42.49.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.