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Internet providers in Palm Springs, CA

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Palm Springs, CA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL93%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic28%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Palm Springs internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Palm Springs residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 28% of those living in Palm Springs.

There are five internet providers serving the Palm Springs area, and 92.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Palm Springs's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Palm Springs

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Palm Springs residents, covering 93% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 28% of the area. Palm Springs’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Palm Springs residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Palm Springs covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs, $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 Palm Springs, $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 Palm Springs. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Palm Springs's providers, 99 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

28%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in Palm Springs covering 28% 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 Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs, $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 Palm Springs, $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 Palm Springs. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Palm Springs's providers, 99 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Palm Springs covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs, $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 Palm Springs, $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 Palm Springs. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Palm Springs's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Palm Springs and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Palm Springs at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Palm Springs at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Palm Springs residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Palm Springs with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Palm Springs. The next fastest internet provider in Palm Springs is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 93% of the area.

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

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Palm Springs, covering 28% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.