Cheap Internet in Santa Barbara
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Low cost internet plans in Santa Barbara
View all internet plans available from Cox in Santa Barbara, CA. We've sorted them from cheapest to most expensive so you can find an affordable internet plan that's right for you. Already a Cox Customer? Sign In.
Ideal for HD streaming, virtual learning, downloading files quickly, social networking, operating a few smart home devices and more
Ideal for typical device usage, HD streaming, gaming, videoconferencing, virtual learning or working from home, downloading large files quickly
Ideal for heavy device usage and moderate 4K streaming, heavy gaming, videoconferencing, virtual learning or working from home, downloading large files quickly
Ideal for virtually unlimited devices and seamless 4K streaming on multiple devices, heavy gaming, videoconferencing, multiple people learning virtually or working from home, downloading large files quickly
Affordable prepaid internet in Santa Barbara
StraightUp Internet for $50/mo
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Cheaper internet for qualified Santa Barbara customers
Affordable Connectivity Program
Cox believes it's more important than ever for families in need to have access to affordable internet so they can stay connected to family, friends, work and school. Cox is participating in the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) - a government program formerly known as Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB) - that provides qualifying households up to $50 per month towards their internet service.
Low income internet in Santa Barbara
Helping K-12 Students Get Online
Cox Connect2Compete helps low-income families with K-12 students by offering low-cost internet to qualified households.
Cheap Internet FAQs
Cox gives you many options to find the best value on internet plans in the Santa Barbara. Explore all of our options - from a starter plan with an annual contract discount, to a pay-as-you-go plan with a low monthly fee, to government-subsidized internet for income-qualified customers.
Moving to Santa Barbara?
If you're moving to a new home in Santa Barbara, trust Cox to assist to make it fast and easy.
- You have options to transfer as is or modify your current services.
- Have you seen the Cox service lineup lately?
- The CoxWIFI hotspots can help keep you connected on your mobile device.
If you feel comfortable installing your services that may be an option - we'll evaluate your home and recommend the best option. These Easy Connect Guides can also assist you.
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About Cox Internet in Santa Barbara
A note about pricing
Offers expire 07/11/23 and are available to residential customers in Cox service areas. Prices exclude taxes, surcharges, usage-based charges, certain equipment, and other fees or charges, which are subject to change. If your package includes internet, promotional period runs from first installation of Internet service, even if you change speeds. After promotional periods, regular rates apply. Pricing, packages, and policies are subject to change. Other restrictions may apply. "No annual contract" means no minimum term period requirement and no early termination fees. A credit check and/or deposit may be required. May not be combined with other offers or discounts. Advertised rate and taxes vary by service location. Not all services available everywhere.
Limited availability and delivery area. Available to customers in pre-wired residences placing orders for Cox Internet, TV and Voice services. Orders must be placed by 1PM local time Monday-Friday. Easy Connect only; additional fee may apply for technician visit after failed self-installation. Offer excludes Homelife installation.
*30-day money-back guarantee
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About internet service
Use of a Cox-approved DOCSIS 3.0 or higher cable modem is required for internet service. (Gigablast and Ultimate service require 3.1). WiFi equipment meeting the 802.11ac standard is required for optimal wireless Ultimate and Gigablast performance. Internet delivered through Cox's hybrid fiber-coax network. For current download/upload speeds for all Cox Internet tiers, visit the Speeds and Data Plans page. Uninterrupted or error-free internet service, or the speed of your service, is not guaranteed. Actual speeds may vary based on type of equipment used, environmental and structural conditions in your home, number of users and other factors. Maximum available speeds may vary depending on service area. For more information on Cox Internet, see Cox Internet Service Disclosures.
All Cox Internet plans include 1.25 TB (1280 GB) per month of data usage. Additional Data Plans can be added for an additional monthly charge. Excess usage is $10 per additional 50 GB block. Unused data does not roll over. For more details on data plans and data usage, see cox.com/dataspeedplans and cox.com/datausage.
Existing customer pricing
Rates, and/or when applicable, term agreements, may differ from those presented here as a result of customer's existing account features, such as pricing, bundles, term agreements, or service address. Applicable monthly service charges, installation, additional equipment, taxes, trip charges and other fees may apply. Rate subject to increase if any prerequisite service is downgraded or canceled. All prices and packages are subject to change. Subject to credit approval. Other restrictions may apply.
About Advanced Security
Requires Technicolor CGM4141 or Arris TG1682 Panoramic Wifi Gateway; Panoramic Wifi customers with other models may click here to upgrade device at no additional cost.
**About making changes to your plan
Additional services can be added at then-current regular rates. Rates and discounts subject to change when adjusting or removing services or equipment.
1Based on Cox's analysis of Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data for median download speeds Q2 2022 in Cox serviceable areas. Reliable speeds analysis based on comparison of the rate at which a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps.
2Based On Cox Gigablast download speeds of up to 1 Gbps delivered over a broadband network compared to average download speeds delivered over a 5G connection. Individual results may vary.
3Based on Cox's analysis of Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data during Q2 2022 in Cox serviceable areas. Analysis based on comparison of the rate at which a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload speeds are delivered during peak hours of 7 p.m. – 11 p.m., Monday – Friday.
4Based on Cox's analysis of Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data during Q2 2022 in Cox serviceable areas. Analysis based on comparison of the rate at which a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload speeds are delivered.