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Internet providers in Torrance, CA

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Torrance, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL46%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic51%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL50%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL1.836%
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Torrance internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Torrance 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 Torrance area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Torrance residents. DSL 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 51% of those living in Torrance.

There are six internet providers serving the Torrance area, and 96.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Torrance's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Torrance

The largest internet providers in Torrance are AT&T and Frontier bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to Torrance.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Torrance residents, covering 46% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 51% of the area. Torrance’s third most-available internet provider, Frontier, offers DSL to around 50% of Torrance residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

46%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Torrance covering 46% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Torrance 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 Torrance, $42.16.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Torrance, $0.81.

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 Torrance. These download speeds are available to 46% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Torrance's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

51%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Torrance covering 51% 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 Torrance than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Torrance, $42.16.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Torrance, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Torrance. These download speeds are available to 51% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Torrance's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

50%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Torrance covering 50% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Torrance 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Torrance, $42.16.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Torrance, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Torrance. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Torrance's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Torrance with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Torrance. The next fastest internet provider in Torrance is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 46% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Torrance with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Torrance, $42.16.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Torrance, covering 51% of the city.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.