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Internet Speeds in Santa Cruz, CA

There are 3 internet providers operating in Santa Cruz, the most popular being Xfinity. Xfinity offers cable internet service. In 33,196 recent tests, on average, we have been seeing 107 Mbps for download speeds and 12 Mbps for upload speeds for Xfinity customers. In addition to Xfinity, DSL, fiber, fixed wireless and cable internet service is also available from AT&T and Spectrum.

While these are the real speeds we have been seeing in our research, there are many factors that go into the actual download and upload speeds you will encounter.

Last updated on May 12 2022
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload Speed
Xfinity
Cable
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107 Mbps12 Mbps
AT&T
DSL
Fiber
Fixed Wireless
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92 Mbps66 Mbps
Spectrum
Cable
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100 Mbps7 Mbps
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Santa Cruz, CA

Xfinity

Cable

Download Speed

107Mbps

Upload Speed

12Mbps

Overview

Xfinity is the most popular provider in Santa Cruz offering cable internet service. Users have been getting 107 Mbps for download speeds and 12 Mbps for upload speeds over 33,196 recent tests.

Speed Breakdown

Xfinity has the fastest average download speeds and the 2nd fastest average upload speeds out of all of the providers in Santa Cruz. 26% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 45% of users saw upload speeds between 10-25 Mbps.

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AT&T

DSL
Fiber
Fixed Wireless

Download Speed

92Mbps

Upload Speed

66Mbps

Overview

AT&T is the 2nd most popular provider in Santa Cruz offering DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service. Users have been getting 92 Mbps for download speeds and 66 Mbps for upload speeds over 3,879 recent tests.

Speed Breakdown

AT&T has the 3rd fastest average download speeds and the fastest average upload speeds out of all of the providers in Santa Cruz. 21% of users saw download speeds slower than 10 Mbps, and 26% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Spectrum

Cable

Download Speed

100Mbps

Upload Speed

7Mbps

Overview

Spectrum is the 3rd most popular provider in Santa Cruz offering cable internet service. Users have been getting 100 Mbps for download speeds and 7 Mbps for upload speeds over 795 recent tests.

Speed Breakdown

Spectrum has the 2nd fastest average download speeds and the 3rd fastest average upload speeds out of all of the providers in Santa Cruz. 34% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 47% of users saw upload speeds between 5-10 Mbps.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Santa Cruz, CA?

Xfinity, AT&T and Spectrum currently operate in Santa Cruz.

What is the most popular internet provider in Santa Cruz, CA?

Xfinity is currently the most popular internet provider in Santa Cruz based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Santa Cruz, CA?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Santa Cruz are getting, Xfinity provides the fastest download and upload speeds.