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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable77%
Raw Bandwidth Telecom, Inc. - -DSL58%
GTT Communications - -DSL9.314%
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South San Francisco internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of South San Francisco residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South San Francisco, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the South San Francisco area, and 99.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South San Francisco's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South San Francisco

The largest internet providers in South San Francisco are AT&T, Xfinity, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to South San Francisco.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all South San Francisco residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. South San Francisco’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 77% of South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco, $52.13.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South San Francisco, $1.30.

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 South San Francisco. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South San Francisco's providers, 231 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 South San Francisco covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco, $52.13.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South San Francisco, $1.30.

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 South San Francisco. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South San Francisco's providers, 231 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

77%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to most households in South San Francisco covering 77% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South San Francisco, $52.13.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South San Francisco, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in South San Francisco. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all South San Francisco's providers, 231 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South San Francisco and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in South San Francisco at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in South San Francisco at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South San Francisco residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of South San Francisco may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to South San Francisco cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South San Francisco with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in South San Francisco. The next fastest internet provider in South San Francisco is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South San Francisco with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South San Francisco, $52.13.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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.