Internet providers in South San Francisco, CA

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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.

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Top high-speed internet providers in South San Francisco

The largest internet providers in South San Francisco are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of South San Francisco residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South San Francisco, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South San Francisco, $1.48.

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, 278 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, $47.49.

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, $1.48.

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, 278 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 South San Francisco covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South San Francisco, $1.48.

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 South San Francisco. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South San Francisco's providers, 278 Mbps.

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South San Francisco, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 99%
WaveDivision Holdings, LLC - - Cable 77%
Raw Bandwidth Telecom, Inc. - - DSL 58%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 9.314%
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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 WaveDivision Holdings, LLC, 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, $47.49.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.