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Internet providers in Valley Center, CA

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Valley Center, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
San Diego Broadband $59.95 1.5 - 100 MbpsWireless26%
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Valley Center internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in Valley Center 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 Valley Center area will have access to DSL, which covers 90% of Valley Center residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Valley Center, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Valley Center area, and 87.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Valley Center's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Valley Center

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 138 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Viasat 18 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
San Diego Broadband 23 Mbps 10 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 67 Mbps 37 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Valley Center

The largest internet providers in Valley Center are AT&T, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Valley Center.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Valley Center residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 91% of the area. Valley Center’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Valley Center 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

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Valley Center covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Valley Center 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Valley Center, $53.98.

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 Valley Center, $1.80.

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 Valley Center. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Valley Center's providers, 68 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Valley Center covering 91% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Valley Center, $53.98.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valley Center, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Valley Center. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Valley Center's providers, 68 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 Valley Center covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Valley Center 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Valley Center, $53.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valley Center, $1.80.

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 Valley Center. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Valley Center's providers, 68 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Valley Center with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Valley Center. The next fastest internet provider in Valley Center is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Valley Center with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Valley Center, $53.98.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.

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.