Internet providers in San Bruno, CA

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San Bruno, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable3.029%
Raw Bandwidth Communications $29.95 3 - 24 MbpsDSL77%
City of San Bruno $8.95 -Cable72%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired24%
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San Bruno internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in San Bruno 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 Bruno area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of San Bruno residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 74% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.740% of those living in San Bruno.

There are eight internet providers serving the San Bruno area, and 88.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among San Bruno's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in San Bruno

The largest internet providers in San Bruno are AT&T, Raw Bandwidth Communications, and City of San Bruno bringing DSL and cable options to San Bruno.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all San Bruno residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Raw Bandwidth Communications, which covers 77% of the area. San Bruno’s third most-available internet provider, City of San Bruno, offers cable to around 72% of San Bruno residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in San Bruno covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in San Bruno 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 Bruno, $43.48.

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 San Bruno, $2.90.

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 Bruno. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all San Bruno's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Raw Bandwidth Communications DSL internet

Provider

Raw Bandwidth Communications

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from Raw Bandwidth Communications offers broadband to most households in San Bruno covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from Raw Bandwidth Communications uses telephone lines in San Bruno 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 Raw Bandwidth Communications start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Bruno, $43.48.

Raw Bandwidth Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 3 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.98 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Bruno, $2.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Raw Bandwidth Communications offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in San Bruno. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all San Bruno's providers, 216 Mbps.

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City of San Bruno cable internet

Provider

City of San Bruno

Starting price*
$8.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

72%

Cable from City of San Bruno offers broadband to most households in San Bruno covering 72% of the area.

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

Internet prices for City of San Bruno start at $8.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Bruno, $43.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, City of San Bruno offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in San Bruno. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all San Bruno's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in San Bruno and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in San Bruno at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in San Bruno at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many San Bruno 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 San Bruno 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 San Bruno DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in San Bruno with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.029% of households in San Bruno. The next fastest internet provider in San Bruno is City of San Bruno, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 8.741% of the area.

City of San Bruno offers the cheapest internet in San Bruno with plans starting at $8.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Bruno, $43.48.

City of San Bruno is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in San Bruno, covering 8.741% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.