Internet providers in Santa Ynez, CA

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Santa Ynez, CA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.608%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Santa Ynez internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Santa Ynez 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 Ynez area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Santa Ynez residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.610% of those living in Santa Ynez.

There are five internet providers serving the Santa Ynez area, and 98.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Santa Ynez's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Santa Ynez

The largest internet providers in Santa Ynez are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Santa Ynez.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Santa Ynez residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 94% of the area. Santa Ynez’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Santa Ynez residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to all households in Santa Ynez covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Santa Ynez 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 Ynez, $41.99.

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 Ynez, $1.83.

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 Santa Ynez. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Ynez's providers, 515 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

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Santa Ynez covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Santa Ynez 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 Ynez, $41.99.

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 Ynez, $1.83.

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 Ynez. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Ynez's providers, 515 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 Santa Ynez covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Santa Ynez 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 Ynez, $41.99.

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 Ynez, $1.83.

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 Santa Ynez. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Ynez's providers, 515 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Santa Ynez with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.608% of households in Santa Ynez. The next fastest internet provider in Santa Ynez is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Santa Ynez with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santa Ynez, $41.99.

Xfinity is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Santa Ynez, covering 4.608% of the city.

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.

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%.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.