Internet Access in Morro Bay, California
Information on this page is calculated based on the FCC’s bi-annual provider coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers to further validate and enhance that data. Plan and pricing data is collected by our research division. We’ve collected and verified 287 bundled Internet plans in Morro Bay since 2014. The speed averages shown here are calculated from 6,389 IP-verified speed test recordingsover the past 12 months.
EarthLink is an second choice to the primary providers. They offer 97 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 18 Mbps. Wired broadband isn’t actually the only choice for Internet access in Morro Bay. fixed wireless companies like Outback Internet can deliver 35 Mbps using wireless technology. Aside from residential Internet, there are also 2 providers within the area marketing enterprise and business/smb products and services like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. Our listings include all providers with business plans on their website.
Taking a look now at network technology installed in Morro Bay, the most prevalent physical wire Internet technology options are DSL and Cable, with 97.12% and 96.69% respectively. Cable is sold by traditional cable TV corporations, leveraging their already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Morro Bay-area subscribers to cable service providers such as Spectrum often pick it thanks to the reasonably low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.) DSL service is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires by companies such as EarthLink that historically provided phone service. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major wired broadband services.
The average Morro Bay home has 3-4 providers at any given address. Only 2.88 percent of Morro Bay residents have one option for broadband service.
According to the latest FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Morro Bay so far as coverage. The more common providers frequently compete at addresses in most blocks around Morro Bay.
- There are 12 internet providers in Morro Bay with 6 of those offering residential service
- Morro Bay is the 522nd most connected city in California ahead of Atascadero and Los Osos, but behind San Luis Obispo, Cayucos, and Templeton.
- The fastest zip code in Morro Bay for April 2021 is 93442. (see all below).