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Internet providers in 95065

Find internet providers serving the 95065 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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95065 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL92%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired62%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL33%
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95065 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 95065 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 95065 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in the 95065 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 95065 area, and 94.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 95065, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Santa Cruz

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 354 Mbps 354 Mbps Fiber-optic
Sonic Telecom 146 Mbps 27 Mbps DSL
Etheric Networks 17 Mbps 17 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 239 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 95065

The largest internet providers serving the 95065 ZIP code are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 95065 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 11% of the area. Santa Cruz’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 95065 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 95065 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Santa Cruz, $56.73.

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 Santa Cruz, $1.96.

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 95065 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Cruz's providers, 221 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 95065 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 95065 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Santa Cruz, $56.73.

AT&T 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 Santa Cruz, $1.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 95065 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Cruz's providers, 221 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 95065 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 95065 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 Santa Cruz, $56.73.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Cruz, $1.96.

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 95065 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Santa Cruz's providers, 221 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 95065 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 95065 and the greater Santa Cruz area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Santa Cruz at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Santa Cruz at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 95065 ZIP, 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 Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 95065 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 95065 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 11% of households in 95065. The next fastest internet provider in the 95065 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 95065 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santa Cruz, $56.73.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 95065 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.