Internet Providers in San Mateo, CA

Top Internet Providers in San Mateo, California:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    97% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97% Available
  • 2. AT&T Internet
    93.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    93.5% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    55.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    55.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *150 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    66.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    66.1% Available
  • 8. 8. Sonic
    28% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    28% Available
  • 9. 9. Raw Bandwidth Communications
    11.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *24 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    11.7% Available

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Best Internet Providers in San Mateo, CA

The best internet providers in San Mateo are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic. AT&T is the overall best choice because of the fast fiber connection that it offers to its customers through its AT&T Fiber plan. It delivers download speeds up to 5 Gbps and offers its most affordable internet plan for $55 per month.

If AT&T Fiber is not available in your area, Xfinity is the next-best option that provides its customers with wide internet coverage at the cost of slightly slower service compared to fiber internet. It delivers download speeds up to 1.2 Gbps, and customers will only need to pay $39.99 per month for its lowest-tier internet plan.

Another fiber internet option is Sonic, which provides their customers with download speeds of 80 Mbps for $49.99 per month.

Internet Provider Store Locations in San Mateo

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

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

San Mateo is the 90th most connected city in California ahead of Belmont, but behind Burlingame, Millbrae, San Carlos, and Redwood City.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in San Mateo County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 77% of people living in San Mateo have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 100% of San Mateo residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In San Mateo County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Cheapest Internet Providers in San Mateo, California

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave $19.95 Cable None 400 GB/mo.
Xfinity $39.99 Cable None No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps
AT&T Internet $55 Fiber None No Caps

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