There are 6 residential cable providers in San Diego County covering 94.92% of the county. The largest cable company is Cox Communications, available to 68.03% of San Diego County homes. Call Cox Communications first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 6 Cable Providers in San Diego County, CA

County ProviderAvailabilitySan Diego County SpeedsGet Service
Cox Communications68.03%

300 to 300 Mbps

300 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Cox Communications customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 2,213,266 people who can get cable from Cox Communications in San Diego County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Cox Communications potential customers in San Diego County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Cox Communications offers no different speeds throughout San Diego County. The fastest speed anyone in San Diego County can get from Cox Communications is 300 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Cox Communications San Diego County customers is 300 Mbps.

Spectrum29.65%

400 to 400 Mbps

400 Mbps Avg.

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1-855-908-9152

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Speed in Mbps

% of Spectrum customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 964,681 people who can get cable from Spectrum in San Diego County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Spectrum potential customers in San Diego County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Spectrum offers no different speeds throughout San Diego County. The fastest speed anyone in San Diego County can get from Spectrum is 400 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Spectrum San Diego County customers is 400 Mbps.

Mediacom0.5%

100 to 200 Mbps

200 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Mediacom customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 16,173 people who can get cable from Mediacom in San Diego County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Mediacom potential customers in San Diego County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Mediacom offers 2 different speeds throughout San Diego County. The fastest speed anyone in San Diego County can get from Mediacom is 200 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Mediacom San Diego County customers is 200 Mbps.

XFINITY (Comcast)0.21%

100 to 987 Mbps

893.39 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of XFINITY (Comcast) customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 6,781 people who can get cable from XFINITY (Comcast) in San Diego County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of XFINITY (Comcast) potential customers in San Diego County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. XFINITY (Comcast) offers 2 different speeds throughout San Diego County. The fastest speed anyone in San Diego County can get from XFINITY (Comcast) is 987 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all XFINITY (Comcast) San Diego County customers is 893.39 Mbps.

USA Communications0.12%

20 to 50 Mbps

37.9 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of USA Communications customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 3,955 people who can get cable from USA Communications in San Diego County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of USA Communications potential customers in San Diego County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. USA Communications offers 2 different speeds throughout San Diego County. The fastest speed anyone in San Diego County can get from USA Communications is 50 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all USA Communications San Diego County customers is 37.9 Mbps.

Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems0.04%

12 to 1000 Mbps

290.11 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,351 people who can get cable from Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems in San Diego County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems potential customers in San Diego County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems offers 3 different speeds throughout San Diego County. The fastest speed anyone in San Diego County can get from Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems San Diego County customers is 290.11 Mbps.

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* Note: “Avg. Speed” is a population-weighted average of the top speed in San Diego County. Our calculation gives a more accurate estimate of the speed you can actually expect to be available for purchase in your area.

San Diego County residents may also choose internet-only service from a brand like Cox Communications and sign up for satellite TV, which is generally rated higher than TV delivered over cable.

Satellite TV and Internet Providers

Because competition is stronger for satellite television, DISH and DIRECTV are generally considered superior to cable TV service. You can choose a separate form of internet, and the providers below will actually help you set up home internet service, sometimes even with bundled savings. Call for pricing and bundling options.

Satellite internet is not an ideal choice, but allows people in rural areas to stay connected. Note that most satellite services require either a deposit for equipment installation or a decent credit score.

ProviderAvailabilityServicesGet Service
DIRECTV100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DIRECTV

DIRECTV provides satellite TV service that consistently beats cable TV service in terms of programming, price, and customer service. Their packages have long been the favorite among sports fans, but their low-priced packages are also worth checking out for casual watchers. DIRECTV premium packages include many of the most popular channels in the world.

DISH100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

1-844-784-2127

More about DISH

DISH was formerly known as (and sometimes still called) the Dish Network. DISH provides affordable package prices and is known for lower up-front pricing. DISH competes aggressively with AT&T-owned DIRECTV. DISH has worked hard in the last several years to improve sports programming to compete with the traditional leader, and is now a solid choice for savers and sports fans who know what they're looking for.

HuhgesNet100%

Satellite internet service

Speeds up to 15 Mbps

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1-833-562-8571

More about HuhgesNet

Satellite internet should generally be your last option unless no other service is available in your area. The latency (lag) inherent to the technology makes it difficult to stream or browse, and online games that require a fast connection will not work. However, if you live in a rural area HughesNet is a good option. You'll just a need a little more patience while browsing or downloading movies to watch.


Cable Internet Speeds in San Diego County

San Diego County customers can get an average of 314.35 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire county is 1000 Mbps, which 0.01% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 12 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in West San Diego County, and slower in the neighborhoods to the Northeast. Cable is the fastest internet in 85.55% of the county. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fiber is the best alternative for most households.

San Diego County, CA Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
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Cable Coverage and Availability in San Diego County

Cable internet is available to 94.92% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

San Diego County, CA Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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What zip codes have cable in San Diego County and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
9213199.99%
92128100%
9206498.61%
92124100%
9212099.17%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
92145100%
9211999.84%
9212999.96%
9211595.73%
9194296.08%

Cable in Your San Diego County Neighborhood

Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems is the primary cable provider for San Diego County's south neighborhoods. Cox Communications also has cable internet service in San Diego County's southwest regions. Spectrum provides cable service to San Diego County in the central. USA Communications is likely available in San Diego County's northeast neighborhoods. Some areas in San Diego County may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

Compared with the rest of the county, San Diego County has much greater access to cable versus other counties and much greater cable coverage compared to the rest of California.

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