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Internet providers in Santee, CA

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Santee, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.489%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Santee internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Santee 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 Santee area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Santee residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in Santee.

There are four internet providers serving the Santee area, and 89.40% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Santee's four 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 Santee

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 193 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
AT&T 115 Mbps 61 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Santee

The largest internet providers in Santee are AT&T and Cox bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Santee.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Santee residents, covering 90% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 10% of the area. Santee’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 91% of Santee 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

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Santee covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Santee 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 Santee, $54.99.

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 Santee, $2.04.

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 Santee. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santee's providers, 603 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Santee covering 10% 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 Santee than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Santee, $54.99.

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 Santee, $2.04.

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 1,000 Mbps in Santee. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santee's providers, 603 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Santee covering 91% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Santee residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Santee, $54.99.

Cox 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 Santee, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Santee. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santee's providers, 603 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Santee and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Santee at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Santee at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Santee 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 Santee with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Santee. The next fastest internet provider in Santee is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Santee with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santee, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Santee, covering 10% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Santee and is available to 0.489% of households.

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%.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.