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Internet providers in 93103

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable1.750%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.065%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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93103 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 93103 ZIP code 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 93103 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Santa Barbara, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 93103 area, and 95.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 93103, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 93103

The largest internet providers serving the 93103 ZIP code are Frontier, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 93103 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 100% of the area. Santa Barbara’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 93103 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 93103 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 Santa Barbara, $39.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Barbara, $2.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 93103 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Barbara's providers, 105 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 93103 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 93103 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Santa Barbara, $39.59.

Cox 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 Santa Barbara, $2.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 93103 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Barbara's providers, 105 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 93103 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 93103 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Santa Barbara, $39.59.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Barbara, $2.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 93103 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Barbara's providers, 105 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 93103 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 93103 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 93103. The next fastest internet provider in the 93103 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 1.750% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 93103 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santa Barbara, $39.59.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.