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Internet providers in St. Helena, CA

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St. Helena, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired73%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL46%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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St. Helena internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in St. Helena 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 St. Helena area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of St. Helena residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 73% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 26% of those living in St. Helena.

There are six internet providers serving the St. Helena area, and 99.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Helena's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Helena

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all St. Helena residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. St. Helena’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 46% of St. Helena residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in St. Helena covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in St. Helena 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 St. Helena, $51.99.

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 St. Helena, $1.79.

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 0.768 Mbps in St. Helena. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Helena's providers, 229 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in St. Helena covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but St. Helena 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 St. Helena, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Helena, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in St. Helena. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Helena's providers, 229 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

4 Mbps

Average availability

46%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in St. Helena covering 46% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in St. Helena 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 St. Helena, $51.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Helena, $1.79.

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 4 Mbps in St. Helena. These download speeds are available to 46% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Helena's providers, 229 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in St. Helena and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in St. Helena at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in St. Helena at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many St. Helena 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 St. Helena with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in St. Helena. The next fastest internet provider in St. Helena is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in St. Helena with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Helena, $51.99.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.