San Bernardino, California Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in San Bernardino, 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 San Bernardino 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|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.8%|
|2||Ultimate Internet Access||wireless||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||Frontier||DSL, Fiber||115 Mbps||115 Mbps||52.5%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
San Bernardino CA Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in San Bernardino which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in San Bernardino of 9.06 Mbps are faster than the San Bernardino County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for California.
San Bernardino Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in San Bernardino is 75% faster than the San Bernardino County average and 22.5% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in San Bernardino is 9.06 Mbps. This is 10.8% faster than the San Bernardino County average and 21.9% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 92.8% of San Bernardino County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 62.4% of San Bernardino County residents
The average internet download speed in San Bernardino County is 22.67 Mbps based upon 4864336 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in San Bernardino is 52.3% faster than the average in California and 22.5% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
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 San Bernardino 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 Spectrum as the top provider for San Bernardino, California.
Who has the fastest internet service in San Bernardino?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in San Bernardino.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for San Bernardino, California?
The following zip codes were used: 92324, 92346, 92354, 92369, 92376, 92401, 92403, 92404, 92405, 92406, 92407, 92408, 92410, 92411, 92412, 92413, 92414, 92415, 92418, 92423, 92424 and 92427
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new San Bernardino internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in San Bernardino compare to other cities in California?
Click through to see how the San Bernardino broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Clearlake, Clearlake Riviera, Lancaster, North El Monte, Oak Park, Oakhurst, San Fernando
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in San Bernardino - Frontier.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in San Bernardino, California?
Ultimate Internet Access provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of San Bernardino.
San Bernardino 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.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages