Internet Providers in Big Bear City, California

Most Popular Internet Providers in Big Bear City, California:

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  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Frontier
    97.9% Available
    97.9%

    Available

    Call For Speed Availability
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    98.7% Available
    98.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. AT&T Wireless
    89.2% Available
    89.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 4. 4. Metro® by T-Mobile
    82.3% Available
    82.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $40 - $60
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Big Bear City, California

The average Big Bear City household has access to broadband service from 1.98 different providers.

Considering the broadband network technologies within Big Bear City, there are basically two primary options: cable (providers like Spectrum) and DSL (think Frontier Communications).

Spectrum is also a common Internet option for Big Bear City. They offer mainly Cable service in practically one hundred percent of the area.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Big Bear City's most common wired Internet providers.

The Internet access statistics on the page below are calculated from a mix of public governmental data and privatized datasets we source from providers, or through unlisted third parties. Average statistics regarding speed data comes from M-Labs. Our researchers have hand-sourced package price and service data on 208 broadband packages in the Big Bear City market to date.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Big Bear City with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Big Bear City is the 820th most connected city in California ahead of Big Bear Lake, Sugarloaf, and Running Springs, but behind Mentone and Yucaipa.
  • The fastest zip code in Big Bear City for July 2021 is 92314. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Big Bear City, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 97.9%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Big Bear City

Big Bear City Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Big Bear City is the 820th most connected city in California ahead of Big Bear Lake, Sugarloaf, and Running Springs, but behind Mentone and Yucaipa.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 20,000 people in San Bernardino County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 98% of Big Bear City residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 92314 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Big Bear City.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In San Bernardino County, approximately 60,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Big Bear City

Data from our researchers shows that common providers currently place a limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Big Bear City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Big Bear City 73.9 Mbps 4 $0.84 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +460.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +74.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +86.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +95.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +88.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )