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Internet providers in Santa Rosa, CA

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.339%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired40%
Sonic $40 10 - 80 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 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.700% of those living in Santa Rosa.

There are six 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 six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Santa Rosa

The largest internet providers in Santa Rosa are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic 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, offers DSL to around 31% of Santa Rosa 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 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Santa Rosa, $42.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Rosa, $0.75.

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 Santa Rosa. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower 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

987 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, $42.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Rosa, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 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 DSL internet

Provider

Sonic

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

31%

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

DSL internet from Sonic 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 start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Santa Rosa, $42.00.

Sonic customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Santa Rosa, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Santa Rosa. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much slower 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Santa Rosa at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.339% of households in Santa Rosa. The next fastest internet provider in Santa Rosa is Sonic, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.364% 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, $42.00.

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

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.