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Internet Service Providers in San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA has a total of 19 internet providers including  6 Fiber providers, 2 Cable providers, 5 DSL providers, 7 Copper providers, 4 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 55Middle of the Road

Getting internet in San Francisco, CA is a mixed bag. With a score of 55 you probably are not going to be streaming 4k video, but at least you can stream high definition. A Middle of the Road score places you in an area with average speeds, access, pricing, and feedback.

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Top 5 Broadband Providers in San Francisco, CA (View all internet providers in San Francisco, CA below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in San Francisco, CA

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in San Francisco, CA

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in San Francisco, CA

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in San Francisco, CA

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
18.28%Poor Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Xfinity by Comcast logo

Xfinity by Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity by Comcast provides Cable in San Francisco, CA

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
15.53%Poor Coverage
Xfinity by Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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2 Television Providers in San Francisco, CA

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in San Francisco, CA

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in San Francisco, CA

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in San Francisco, CA

T-Mobile logo

T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in San Francisco, CA

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in San Francisco, CA

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in San Francisco, CA

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 14 Broadband Service Providers in San Francisco, CA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
18.28%
Xfinity by Comcast logoXfinity by Comcast250 Mbps25 MbpsCable and Television
15.53%
Raw Bandwidth Communications logoRaw Bandwidth Communications40 Mbps3 MbpsDSL and Copper
14.98%
Sonic Telecom logoSonic Telecom1,000 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper
11.14%
Wave logoWave1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsCable and Copper
3.07%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
2.41%
Unwired logoUnwired14 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.28%
Race Communications logoRace Communications1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber
0.16%
SkyFiber Internet logoSkyFiber Internet50 Mbps50 MbpsFixed Wireless~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
Zayo Group logoZayo Group~~Fiber, Copper and Fixed Wireless~

Average Download Speed For San Francisco, CA

81 Mbps

San Francisco, CA's Broadband Profile

547,560 of the residents of San Francisco have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 68.00% of San Francisco is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 257,675 people with NO Internet access in San Francisco, CA.

Internet Speed Facts For San Francisco, CA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in San Francisco, CA is 81 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 250 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 8 Mbps in San Francisco.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in San Francisco, CA is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in San Francisco is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in San Francisco, CA
DownUp
Fiber (6)995 Mbps127 Mbps
Cable (2)250 Mbps22 Mbps
DSL (5)31 Mbps2 Mbps
Copper (7)13 Mbps13 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (4)15 Mbps9 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in San Francisco, CA

Anza Branch Library
550 37th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-5717
Bayview - A. E. Waden Branch Library
5075 Third St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 335-5757
Bernal Heights Branch Library
500 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 335-2810
Chinatown Branch Library
1135 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2888
Eureka Valley Harvey Milk Memorial Branch Lib
3555 16th St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-5616
Excelsior Branch Library
4400 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 557-4353
Glen Park Branch Library
653 Chenery St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 337-4740
Golden Gate Valley Branch Library
1801 Green St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-5666
Ingleside Branch Library
1649 Ocean Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2898
Marina Branch Library
1890 Chestnut St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 292-2150
Merced Branch Library
155 Winston Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2825
Mission Branch Library
300 Bartlett St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2800
Noe Valley - Sally Brunn Branch Library
451 Jersey St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 695-5095
North Beach Branch Library
2000 Mason St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 274-0270
Ocean View Branch Library
345 Randolph St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 335-5615
Ortega Branch Library
3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-5700
Park Branch Library
1833 Page St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-5656
Parkside Branch Library
1200 Taraval St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 753-7125
Portola Branch Library
2450 San Bruno Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 715-4090
Potrero Branch Library
1616 20th St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2822
Presidio Branch Library
3150 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2880
Richmond Branch Library
351 Ninth Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 666-7165
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 557-4400
Sunset Branch Library
1305 18th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2808
Visitacion Valley Branch Library
45 Leland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 337-4790
West Portal Branch Library
190 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-2886
Western Addition Branch Library
1550 Scott St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 355-5727