San Diego, California Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

Here are the Internet Providers, plans and pricing available in San Diego, California.

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Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 36.73 Mbps download and 11.29 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device.

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This is the historical Internet Speed for California. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame

This is the historical Internet Speed for California. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame
2017-10-01 28 Mbps 11 Mbps desktop
2017-11-01 18 Mbps 10 Mbps desktop
2017-12-01 18 Mbps 9 Mbps desktop
2018-01-01 22 Mbps 10 Mbps desktop
2018-02-01 21 Mbps 10 Mbps desktop
2018-03-01 26 Mbps 8 Mbps desktop
2018-04-01 43 Mbps 11 Mbps desktop
2018-05-01 59 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2018-06-01 53 Mbps 12 Mbps desktop
2018-07-01 58 Mbps 12 Mbps desktop
2018-08-01 72 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-09-01 66 Mbps 18 Mbps desktop
2018-10-01 37 Mbps 27 Mbps desktop

Nearby California Internet Speeds by City

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Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in California. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.

Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in California. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.
Los Angeles 29 Mbps 12 Mbps
San Jose 30 Mbps 16 Mbps
Sacramento 27 Mbps 14 Mbps
San Diego 30 Mbps 11 Mbps
San Francisco 54 Mbps 16 Mbps
Sunnyvale 26 Mbps 7 Mbps
Citrus Heights 22 Mbps 14 Mbps
Fremont 65 Mbps 22 Mbps
Costa Mesa 31 Mbps 10 Mbps
Torrance 26 Mbps 9 Mbps

Latest Internet Broadband News for San Diego, California

1 . Google Fiber Looks to the North and Southeast

As other ISPs — most notably AT&T and their GigaPower offering — continue to expand fiber-optic one gigabit service across the country, Google Fiber approaches things at a more deliberate pace. At this time, Kansas City, Austin, and Provo are the only cities where Fiber subscriptions are actually available. Recently, however, the technology giant announced […]

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2 . AT&T bringing Mobile 5G Service to the Marketplace

Armed with a new set of radio standards from the regulatory body, 3GPP, AT&T recently announced plans on rolling out mobile 5G wireless service to 12 American markets in 2018. This news comes hot on the heels of their fixed 5G trials in Waco, Texas. ZDNet – among other sources – published this story earlier […]

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3 . Worldwide Internet Speed on the Rise

If your Internet connection seems a little faster the past few years, there’s good reason. A new study reveals the average worldwide Internet speed increased 23 percent over the twelve-month period from May 2017 to May 2018. The study involved 163 million tests using ISPs located all over the planet. The planet’s average Internet speed […]

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4 . Verizon 5G plans on using OTT Video Streaming Service

With mobile 5G technology poised for a commercial rollout, wireless providers continue to devise their companion digital TV strategies. Verizon 5G plans include an OTT video streaming product instead of their traditional TV services. This is a similar approach as Windstream bundling DirecTV Now with their high-speed Internet service. It appears the emergence of 5G is […]

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5 . AT&T Watch – a New TV Streaming Service

AT&T plans to introduce a new TV streaming service with an attractive price of only $15 per month. The initial announcement of AT&T Watch actually happened on the witness stand. Company chief, Randall Stephenson mentioned it as part of his testimony in the federal antitrust case regarding their attempted acquisition of Time Warner. News about […]

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6 . Streaming Media Players are the Rage

Americans continue their growing love affair with streaming media players. According to a recent study, these devices – Roku, Amazon TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, etc. – are now in almost 40 percent of all U.S. homes with broadband service. Cord-cutting consumers prefer to stream TV shows and movies instead of paying a large monthly cable bill. News […]

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7 . New Netflix Ultra HD Video Plan in the Works?

Perhaps a new Netflix Ultra HD service is in the offing? The streaming content provider hopes to add a new service tier focused on 4K video. This move makes sense with many of the OTT streaming services, like DirecTV Now and Sling TV, also raising prices. Perhaps they feel as prices rise, providing more value […]

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8 . Windstream and DirecTV Now attract Cord-Cutters

More subscribers continue to forego their cable or satellite TV service in favor of streaming. This gives an opportunity to Internet service providers to offer solutions to attract these cord-cutters. Windstream and DirecTV Now appear to be one pairing aimed at doing just that. This broadband and streaming TV bundle offered by Windstream is aimed at […]

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9 . Home Smartphone Internet Usage Grows

An increasing number of Americans use their smartphone as the primary source of Internet access within their home. This finding comes from a recent report by the Pew Research Center released at the end of April. With the advent of 5G technology nigh, this smartphone Internet trend is only expected to grow. Let’s dive into […]

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10 . Charter Spectrum Apple TV App coming this Year

We recently discussed how ISPs continue to make it easier for customers to stream TV over the Internet. Windstream partnered with DirecTV Now and AT&T, while Verizon is looking at a similar OTT offering for their new 5G service. Not to be outdone, a Charter Spectrum Apple TV app is coming later this year. Apple themselves […]

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A Closer Look at San Diego, California

San Diego is a major American city, ranking as the second most populous in California and the eighth largest in the United States. The local economy spans most business sectors, including tourism, but is arguably led by the military. The only deepwater port on the West Coast is home to a significant naval base, submarine and shipbuilding yards, as well as Marine Corps bases and Coast Guard stations.

Cultural opportunities for San Diego residents abound, highlighted by the San Diego Zoo, which is one of the top zoological centers in the world. Many museums (including the Museum of Man), excellent restaurants, and live music venues dot the surrounding area. Local opera, symphony, and theater companies add to the culture of the region.

Professional sports are popular in San Diego, especially with the San Diego Padres in MLB. Sadly the NFL’s San Diego Chargers moved back to Los Angeles, leaving a void in the local sports scene. The San Diego State Aztecs college teams are also popular. Remember, a great high-speed Internet service lets customers watch their favorite team from home or on a mobile device.

As a coastal city, San Diego features a large number of beaches in addition to a wide array of city parks and other sites suitable for outdoor activities and visits. The Mission Trails Regional Park and Balboa Park are two of the highlights. The Trust for Public Land ranks the city’s park system as the ninth-best in the country. Beautiful scenery abounds throughout the region.

San Diego is also served by a multitude of air, automobile, and other transportation options. San Diego International Airport – also known as Lindbergh Field – provides air travel to destinations throughout the country and beyond. It is the busiest single runway airport in the country. Interstates 5, 8, 15, and 805 help move automobile, bus, and truck traffic throughout the area. San Diego Trolley light rail and the SDMTS bus service as well as others move commuters throughout the region.

Ultimately, San Diego remains a great place to raise a family, go to school, or start a career.