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Internet providers in South San Francisco, CA

Shop the best South San Francisco internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from DSL, cable and fiber-optic providers in your area.

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South San Francisco, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable77%
Raw Bandwidth Communications $29.95 3 - 50 MbpsDSL58%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired5.115%
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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 DSL, which covers 99% of South San Francisco residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in South San Francisco.

There are eight 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 eight internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in South San Francisco

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Sonic Telecom 330 Mbps 303 Mbps Wired
Etheric Networks 41 Mbps 31 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 81 Mbps 50 Mbps DSL
Wave Broadband 219 Mbps 68 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 187 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in South San Francisco, $47.13.

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 South San Francisco, $2.14.

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 South San Francisco. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South San Francisco's providers, 213 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $47.13.

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 South San Francisco, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 213 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

20 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 $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in South San Francisco, $47.13.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South San Francisco, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in South San Francisco. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South San Francisco's providers, 213 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 significantly higher than average in South San Francisco at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in South San Francisco at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in South San Francisco with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in South San Francisco. The next fastest internet provider in South San Francisco is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Raw Bandwidth Communications offers the cheapest internet in South San Francisco with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South San Francisco, $47.13.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.