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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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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.

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.

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%.

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.

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.