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Internet providers in Santa Rosa, CA

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Santa Rosa, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.339%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired40%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL31%
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Santa Rosa internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Santa Rosa residents. Cable 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 31% of those living in Santa Rosa.

There are five internet providers serving the Santa Rosa area, and 99.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Santa Rosa's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Santa Rosa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 127 Mbps 108 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 42 Mbps 32 Mbps Cable
Sonic Telecom 338 Mbps 244 Mbps Wired

Top high-speed internet providers in Santa Rosa

The largest internet providers in Santa Rosa are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Santa Rosa.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Santa Rosa residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Santa Rosa’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 31% of Santa Rosa residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Santa Rosa 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Santa Rosa, $51.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Rosa, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Santa Rosa. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Rosa's providers, 641 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Santa Rosa covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Santa Rosa 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 Rosa, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Rosa, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Santa Rosa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Rosa's providers, 641 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

31%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Santa Rosa covering 31% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Santa Rosa 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 Sonic Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Santa Rosa, $51.99.

Sonic Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Rosa, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Santa Rosa. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Rosa's providers, 641 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Santa Rosa and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Santa Rosa at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Santa Rosa at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Santa Rosa residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Santa Rosa with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Santa Rosa. The next fastest internet provider in Santa Rosa is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 1.339% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Santa Rosa with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santa Rosa, $51.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Santa Rosa, covering 1.339% of the city. Sonic Telecom also offers fiber internet in Santa Rosa and is available to 0.364% of households.

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.

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.

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.