Escondido, CA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Escondido, CA that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Escondido by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CoxCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps93.7%
2AT&TDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps89.4%
3San Diego Broadbandwireless100 Mbps30 Mbps49.1%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5Palomar Broadbandwireless50 Mbps50 Mbps41.6%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Escondido CA Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Escondido compare to San Diego County? The average speed in Escondido is 32.41 Mbps which is faster than San Diego County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the California average of 26.06 Mbps.

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Escondido Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 23.3% of San Diego County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 98.6% of Escondido residents

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Escondido, CA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Escondido is 24.4% faster than the average in California and identical to the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 83.5% of the San Diego County population

  • The average internet download speed in Escondido is 32.41 Mbps based upon 430736 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Escondido residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Cox as the top provider for Escondido, California.

How do the internet speeds in Escondido compare to other cities in California?

Click through to see how the Escondido broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Camarillo, Hidden Meadows, Lake San Marcos, Pine Canyon, Salida, Santa Monica, Shingle Springs

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Escondido, California?

The following zip codes were used: 92025, 92026, 92027, 92029, 92030, 92033, 92046 and 92082

Who has the fastest internet service in Escondido?

Cox and AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Escondido.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Escondido - AT&T.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.




Escondido Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Cox

  • 250+ channels
  • Contour voice remote control
  • Customizable add-ons
  • Make your TV content portable with the Contour app app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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