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Internet providers in Pasadena, CA

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Pasadena, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.792%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL23%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired23%
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Pasadena internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pasadena 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 Pasadena area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Pasadena residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 20% of those living in Pasadena.

There are seven internet providers serving the Pasadena area, and 99.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pasadena's seven internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Pasadena

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 135 Mbps 37 Mbps Cable
AT&T 150 Mbps 107 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Pasadena

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Pasadena residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Pasadena’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 23% of Pasadena residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Pasadena covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Pasadena 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Pasadena, $51.42.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pasadena, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Pasadena. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pasadena's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Pasadena, $51.42.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pasadena, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Pasadena. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pasadena's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

23%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Pasadena covering 23% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Pasadena 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 Pasadena, $51.42.

Sonic Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pasadena, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Pasadena. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pasadena's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Pasadena and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pasadena at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pasadena at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Pasadena residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Pasadena with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Pasadena. The next fastest internet provider in Pasadena is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 1.792% of the area.

ConnectTo Communications offers the cheapest internet in Pasadena with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pasadena, $51.42.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pasadena, covering 1.792% of the city.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.