Internet providers in Rio del Mar, CA

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Rio del Mar, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired68%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL40%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rio del Mar internet service at a glance

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

There are eight internet providers serving the Rio del Mar area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rio del Mar's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rio del Mar

The largest internet providers in Rio del Mar are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Rio del Mar.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Rio del Mar residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Rio del Mar’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 40% of Rio del Mar residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Rio del Mar covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Rio del Mar 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 Rio del Mar, $56.73.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio del Mar, $2.10.

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 Rio del Mar. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rio del Mar's providers, 76 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Rio del Mar covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rio del Mar 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 Rio del Mar, $56.73.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio del Mar, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Rio del Mar. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rio del Mar's providers, 76 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

40%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in Rio del Mar covering 40% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Rio del Mar 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 Rio del Mar, $56.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Rio del Mar. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rio del Mar's providers, 76 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Rio del Mar may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Rio del Mar DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Rio del Mar with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Rio del Mar. The next fastest internet provider in Rio del Mar is Etheric Networks, offering download speeds up to 160 Mbps to 8.184% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Rio del Mar with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rio del Mar, $56.73.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.