Internet providers in Rio del Mar, CA

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Rio del Mar, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired68%
Sonic $40 10 - 80 MbpsDSL40%
GTT Communications - -DSL6.661%
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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 nine 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 nine 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 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, 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, $49.16.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio del Mar, $1.64.

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, 94 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, $49.16.

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 Rio del Mar, $1.64.

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, 94 Mbps.

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Sonic DSL internet

Provider

Sonic

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

40%

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

DSL internet from Sonic 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 start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Rio del Mar, $49.16.

Sonic customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio del Mar, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic 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, 94 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 significantly higher than average in Rio del Mar at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about 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.

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, $49.16.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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.