Internet providers in San Bernardino, CA

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San Bernardino, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL14%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL87%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic47%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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San Bernardino internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of San Bernardino residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 47% of those living in San Bernardino.

There are five internet providers serving the San Bernardino area, and 97.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among San Bernardino's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in San Bernardino

The largest internet providers in San Bernardino are AT&T and Frontier bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to San Bernardino.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many San Bernardino residents, covering 14% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 87% of the area. San Bernardino’s third most-available internet provider, Frontier, offers fiber-optic to around 47% of San Bernardino residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in San Bernardino covering 14% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino, $42.59.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Bernardino, $0.82.

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 San Bernardino. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Bernardino's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in San Bernardino covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino, $42.59.

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 San Bernardino, $0.82.

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 San Bernardino. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all San Bernardino's providers, 97 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

47%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in San Bernardino covering 47% 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 San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino, $42.59.

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 San Bernardino, $0.82.

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 San Bernardino. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all San Bernardino's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in San Bernardino and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in San Bernardino at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in San Bernardino at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in San Bernardino. The next fastest internet provider in San Bernardino is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 14% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in San Bernardino with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Bernardino, $42.59.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in San Bernardino, covering 47% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.