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Internet providers in Scotts Valley, CA

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Scotts Valley, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired68%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL53%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Scotts Valley internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Scotts Valley 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 Scotts Valley area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Scotts Valley residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 37% of those living in Scotts Valley.

There are eight internet providers serving the Scotts Valley area, and 94.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Scotts Valley's eight 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 Scotts Valley

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 108 Mbps 79 Mbps DSL
Sonic Telecom 12 Mbps 1 Mbps Wired
Etheric Networks 19 Mbps 20 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 163 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Scotts Valley

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Scotts Valley residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Scotts Valley’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 53% of Scotts Valley 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

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Scotts Valley covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Scotts Valley 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 Scotts Valley, $55.82.

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 Scotts Valley, $1.92.

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 Scotts Valley. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scotts Valley's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Scotts Valley covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Scotts Valley 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 Scotts Valley, $55.82.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scotts Valley, $1.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Scotts Valley. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scotts Valley's providers, 83 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

53%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in Scotts Valley covering 53% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Scotts Valley 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 Scotts Valley, $55.82.

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 Scotts Valley, $1.92.

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 Scotts Valley. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scotts Valley's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Scotts Valley and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Scotts Valley at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Scotts Valley at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Scotts Valley 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 Scotts Valley with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Scotts Valley. The next fastest internet provider in Scotts Valley is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Scotts Valley with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Scotts Valley, $55.82.

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.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.