Best Internet Providers in Santa Barbara, CA

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#1 Cox43.13% availability

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Speed up to:

300 Mbps

Price from:

$34.95

User Review:

Cox provides Cable Internet and Television services in Santa Barbara, CA.

#2 HughesNet99.3% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$69.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Santa Barbara, CA.

#3 Viasat96.72% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$49.99

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Santa Barbara, CA.

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#4 Frontier43.68% availability

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Speed up to:

24 Mbps

Price from:

$29.99

User Review:

Frontier provides Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet, Television and Phone services in Santa Barbara, CA.

#5 AT&T0.48% availability

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Speed up to:

18 Mbps

Price from:

$39.99

User Review:

AT&T provides DSL Internet and Television services in Santa Barbara, CA.

#6 EarthLink19% availability

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Speed up to:

75 Mbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

EarthLink provides Fiber Internet and DSL Internet services in Santa Barbara, CA.

Television Only Providers in Santa Barbara, CA

#1 DIRECTV

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DIRECTV

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

DIRECTV provides Television in Santa Barbara, CA

  • Best entertainement options for any sports fan over Cable TV, including NFL Sunday Ticket!
  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR
  • Free professional installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$59.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#2 Dish Network

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Dish Network

DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power

Dish Network provides Television in Santa Barbara, CA

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the second year in a row.
  • 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.
  • Free Google Voice Remote and Smart DVR Included.
  • Record up to 16 shows at once.
  • 80,000 On Demand Titles.
  • FREE Standard Professional Inst
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$59.99
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Best Provider Overall

HughesNet

Best Provider for Gaming

Cox

Best Provider for Streaming

Cox

Best Provider for Availability

HughesNet

Santa Barbara, CA - Internet Connection and Coverage Map

Santa Barbara, CA has a total of 16 internet providers including  2 Cable Internet providers, 7 DSL Internet providers, 2 Fixed Wireless Internet providers and 2 Satellite Internet providers.


Compare Santa Barbara, CA Internet Providers Ranked by Maximum Fastest Speed


Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Santa Barbara, California

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - HughesNet
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - HughesNet
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Cox
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Cox
  • Best Provider for Availability - HughesNet

Fastest Internet Speeds in Santa Barbara, California

  • Cox - 300 Mbps** Fast Download **
  • Viasat - 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - 75 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Santa Barbara, California

  • Cable Internet - 43.13%
  • DSL Internet - 43.8%
  • Fixed Wireless Internet - 0.04%
  • Satellite Internet - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Santa Barbara, California

  • HughesNet - 99.3%
  • Viasat - 96.72%
  • Frontier - 43.68%

Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Santa Barbara, California with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.

  1. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  2. Frontier - 24 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet, Television and Phone
  3. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  4. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Santa Barbara, California, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.

  1. HughesNet - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  2. Viasat - 100 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  3. Frontier - 24 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet, Television and Phone
  4. Cox - 300 Mbps - Cable Internet and Television
  5. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  6. AT&T - 18 Mbps - DSL Internet and Television

Compare Internet Providers in Santa Barbara, California by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone99.30%
2.Viasat logoViasatView Plans100 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone96.72%
3.Frontier logoFrontierView Plans24 Mbps2 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet, Television and Phone43.68%
4.Cox logoCoxView Plans300 Mbps30 MbpsCable Internet and Television43.13%
5.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet19.00%
6.Global Capacity logoGlobal CapacityView Plans6 Mbps~DSL Internet and Copper Internet1.68%
7.AT&T logoAT&TView Plans18 Mbps1 MbpsDSL Internet and Television0.48%
8.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.48%
9.Impulse logoImpulseView Plans3 Mbps1 MbpsDSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.04%
10.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~


Free wireless internet access points in Santa Barbara, CA

Eastside Library
1102 E. Montecito St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 963-3727
Montecito Library
1469 E. Valley Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 969-5063
Santa Barbara Public Library
40 E. Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-7653