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Internet providers in Seal Beach, CA

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Seal Beach, CA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic87%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Seal Beach internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Seal Beach residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 80% of those living in Seal Beach.

There are four internet providers serving the Seal Beach area, and 95.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Seal Beach's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Seal Beach

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 191 Mbps 178 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 158 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Seal Beach

The largest internet providers in Seal Beach are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing fiber-optic, cable, and satellite options to Seal Beach.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Seal Beach residents, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 98% of the area. Seal Beach’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Seal Beach residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

87%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Seal Beach covering 87% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Seal Beach than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Seal Beach, $59.99.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Seal Beach covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Seal Beach, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seal Beach, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Seal Beach. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seal Beach's providers, 117 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Seal Beach covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Seal Beach 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Seal Beach, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seal Beach, $0.54.

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 Seal Beach. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Seal Beach's providers, 117 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Seal Beach with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Seal Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Seal Beach is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Seal Beach with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Seal Beach, $59.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Seal Beach, covering 87% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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%.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.