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High-Speed Internet for Monterey

With EarthLink, you’ll get super-fast fiber internet from coast to coast. As a top internet provider in Monterey, we’re bringing the fastest speeds and most reliable connection to California’s “First” City. Plus, Monterey has been rated as a great place for remote workers — meaning that you can benefit from the expansion of fiber internet no matter where you live and work.

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Fast Facts

  • There are two fiber internet providers in the Monterey area
  • Roughly 27% of Monterey has access to fiber internet
  • EarthLink has the best high-speed internet coverage
  • Monterey lures remote workers to relax and “take a field trip” to the coast1
  • Monterey ranked #1 place in the county for young professionals2
  • The average internet speed in Monterey is 226 Mbps3
  • The cost of living in Monterey is 37.9% more than the national average4
  • The median home price in Monterey is $1,068,9875

Things to Do in Monterey

Located along California’s rugged coastline, Monterey is known as a city of firsts, including being home to the first theater, public school, and newspaper in the state. From its laidback oceanside vibe to its delicious seafood scene, discover it all.


Go on whale watching tour, available all year round, to catch sight of humpbacks, blue whales, and gray whales frolicking in the Pacific Ocean.


Bring the whole family to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which highlights the region’s marine wildlife.


Visit Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck’s novel of the same name. Once the center of the state’s sardine industry, it’s now a bustling street lined with restaurants and shops.


Stop by Old Fisherman’s Grotto for their Monterey Style clam chowder (named best clam chowder in the city 15 years running!).

Better connectivity for increased productivity

EarthLink considers internet speed to be the most essential requirement for any user, which is why we provide a wide range of speeds up to 1 Gig. Call today to compare internet speeds available near Monterey, California.

Mobile Service

The right connection and transparent pricing also extends to your mobile provider. EarthLink Mobile offers five plans to fit any lifestyle, all with the best nationwide coverage. Plus, you can bring your own phone or upgrade to a newer device. Call to get started today!

EarthLink Security & Tools for Monterey, California

We’re not just a California internet provider. With a whole suite of tools, we’re here for every part of your digital life. We offer:

EarthLink Protect+ Powered by Norton Life Lock:
Keeps you safer than ever. This cyber safety tool offers real-time protection and dark web monitoring plus a secure VPN, million-dollar protection package, and more.

EarthLink Online Backup:
Never worry about a missing file again. Use online backup to automate your data backup, sync your files across multiple devices, and easily view and share your files with family and friends.

EarthLink Guardian:
Keeping your kids safer online is a full-time job — we can help. Powered by Bark, Guardian is a parental control tool that helps families manage and protect their children’s online lives while still preserving privacy.

EarthLink EasyTech:
The solution to your smart device problems is our remote IT support. If you have a TV that won’t connect, a video doorbell that won’t ring (or any other smart device issue), just call our product experts, and they’ll work to resolve your problem remotely.

Internet Service Comparison Chart

Not sure which type of high-speed internet service is actually the best? We break down a few options here, or you can find out more. Spoiler: fiber is the clear winner.

Internet Type Speed Price Accessibility Reliability
Fiber Highest Medium High High
Wireless Home Medium Medium High High
Cable High Medium High Medium
Satellite Low Medium High Low

As a Monterey internet provider, EarthLink offers:

  • Monterey Fiber Internet: the fastest speeds with no data caps and maximum reliability.
  • Monterey Wireless Home Internet: faster speeds than your cell phone’s hotspot, wide availability, and easy installation.
  • Monterey Satellite Internet: a dependable choice for rural internet with a variety of plans to fit your needs.
  • Monterey Rural Internet: if you live in a hard-to-reach area or an internet desert, we can help keep you connected.
  • Monterey Business Internet: if you’re ready to take your small business to the next level, trust one of the top internet providers in California.

Nearby Cities/Zip Codes

With a population of 5,341,171 people (and counting), the entire area is flourishing. You don’t have to live in the very heart of downtown to get the best Monterey internet — but we can reach you there, too.

  • Monterey — including zip codes 93940, 93942, 93945, 93944
  • Aptos — including zip codes 95001 and 95003
  • Carmel — including zip codes 93922 and 93923
  • Gilroy — including zip codes 95020 and 95021
  • Hollister — including zip codes 95023 and 95024
  • Salinas — including zip codes 93901, 93902, 93905, 93906, 93907, 93908, 93912, 93915
  • Santa Cruz — including zip codes 95060, 95061, 95062, 95063, 95064, 95065, 95066, 95067
  • Scotts Valley — including zip codes 95060, 95066, 95067
  • Watsonville — including zip codes 95076 and 95077

Frequently Asked Questions

No. If you’re already an EarthLink customer, we make it easy to transfer your service to your new address.

It only takes a few minutes to let us know you’re moving. We can help in two ways: check the available service for your new address above or call us at 888-327-8454.

For the smoothest transition, let us know you’re moving at least two weeks before you need service at your new address. It takes a little time, so the sooner you can let us know, the better. We ask for at least two weeks to avoid any downtime. We’ll keep you posted on progress via text on the phone number updated on your account.

An installation fee will be determined when your relocation order is submitted. Similar to the original installation, we’ll send a professional installer to get you all set up. Any early termination fees at the old address will be waived when service is established at the new address. Your new service will have an updated early termination fee.

Take your modem, power cord, and cables. When the technician arrives to set up your transferred service, they’ll take back what isn’t needed. Don’t be surprised if the technician provides new and better equipment.

You can upgrade at any time! We would have to check serviceability first to see what higher speeds are supported at your new address.

Not a problem! You can respond to the relocation confirmation text you receive from us or call as soon as you are aware that you need to make a change. The number is 888-327-8454 and select the “relocation” option if prompted. Please note: an adult (18 years or older) must be present at the new address at the time of installation.

We continue to widen our national internet service footprint, so this is getting more and more unlikely. However, if we can’t make this happen (we’ll miss you!), we will let you know right away so you can plan accordingly. Please note: any early termination fees will apply if the move occurs while the service is under contract.

Not a problem. We’ll need to talk to both of you together to transfer ownership of the service. Details we’ll need to collect name, email, phone, method of payment, and all security questions (which we will verify separately) to transition the account. Also remember: EarthLink email addresses can also be transferred.

We will make the arrangements to move your email address and any other service you have subscribed to.

*Actual speeds may vary based on network activity, configuration, and other factors. Subject to availability. Some prices shown may be introductory offers. Equipment fees, taxes, and other fees and restrictions may apply.


  1. “Remote workers, learners invited to ‘take a field trip’ to Monterey County” via Monterey Herald, 10/1/2020
  2. “Monterey Rankings” via Niche, 2021
  3. “Internet providers in Monterey, California” via Broadband Now, 2021
  4. “Cost of Living in Monterey, CA” via Salary.com, 2021
  5. “Monterey Home Values” via Zillow, 2021