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There are 44 home TV and internet providers and 59 business providers across all of California. 77.8% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#37 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in California is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

California Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
AT&T 74.8% Visit site
Spectrum 51.5% Visit site
Frontier Communications 35.4% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 32.2% Visit site
Sonic 16.1% Visit site
Unwired 9.9% Visit site
Cox Communications 8.9% Visit site
Cruzio Internet 8.3% Visit site
Winters Broadband 7.1% Visit site
Southern California Telephone Co 4.4% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
GTT 3.8% Visit site
Razzolink 3.5% Visit site
Wave Broadband 2.9% Visit site
Fire2Wire 2.7% Visit site
Raw Bandwidth Communications 2.1% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 1.7% Visit site
Etheric Networks 1.6% Visit site
Ultimate Internet Access 1.4% Visit site
Tekify Broadband Internet Services 1.3% Visit site
Cal.net Inc 1.1% Visit site
Antelecom 1.1% Visit site
Succeed.Net 1% Visit site
OACYS Technology 1% Visit site
CuraTel 0.8% Visit site
DigitalPath 0.7% Visit site
Velocity Communications 0.6% Visit site
Suddenlink 0.6% Visit site
ConnectTo 0.6% Visit site
King Street Wireless 0.5% Visit site
Mediacom 0.5% Visit site
101Netlink 0.5% Visit site
Softcom Internet Communications 0.5% Visit site
Ranch WiFi 0.4% Visit site
Red Shift 0.3% Visit site
Webpass 0.3% Visit site
Sebastian Corp 0.2% Visit site
OutbackInternet 0.2% Visit site
AFES Network Services 0.2% Visit site
Giggle Fiber 0.2% Visit site
Unwired Ltd 0.2% Visit site
South Valley Internet 0.1% Visit site
Volcano Communications 0.1% Visit site
USA Communications 0.1% Visit site
San Diego Broadband 0.1% Visit site
Sky Valley Network 0.1% Visit site
Northland Communications 0.1% Visit site
Sierra Tel Internet 0.1% Visit site
CalDSL 0.1% Visit site
Mountain Mesh 0.1% Visit site
Velociter Wireless 0.1% Visit site
San Bruno Municipal Cable TV 0.1% Visit site
Com-Pair Services 0.1% Visit site
Vast Networks 0.1% Visit site
Race Communications 0.1% Visit site
Cal-Ore Communications 0.1% Visit site
Conifer Communications 0.1% Visit site
NectoInc 0.1% Visit site
Impulse <.1% Visit site
Beampeed <.1% Visit site
PlumasSierra <.1% Visit site
Google Fiber <.1% Visit site
Ponderosa Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Zito Media LP <.1% Visit site
CALTEL Connections <.1% Visit site
Wireless Internet Services <.1% Visit site
Golden Rain Foundation <.1% Visit site
Common Networks <.1% Visit site
Peak WiFi <.1% Visit site
CalNeva Broadband <.1% Visit site
California Broadband Services <.1% Visit site
Mojavewifi.com <.1% Visit site
Sail Internet <.1% Visit site
Wilson Creek Communications <.1% Visit site
Rocky Ridge Wireless <.1% Visit site
TDS <.1% Visit site
SeaKay Broadband <.1% Visit site
Siskiyou Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Advanced Wireless <.1% Visit site
SkyHi Corp <.1% Visit site
WiFiby CV <.1% Visit site
Surfnet Communications <.1% Visit site
coastinetcom <.1% Visit site
Advantage Wireless <.1% Visit site
Accel Wireless <.1% Visit site
Western Sonoma County Internet Cooperative Corporation <.1% N/A
Sylvernet <.1% Visit site
Stream IT Networks <.1% Visit site
Catalina Broadband Solutions <.1% Visit site
Access Media Holdings <.1% Visit site
Ducor Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
FireServe <.1% Visit site
Ponderosa Edge <.1% Visit site
Kingsburg Media Foundation <.1% Visit site
Horizon Cable TV <.1% Visit site
Tnet Broadband Internet <.1% Visit site
North Coast Internet <.1% Visit site
Pinnacles Telephone <.1% Visit site
Lone Pine Communications <.1% Visit site
ONE Burbank <.1% Visit site
Airpeak Wireless <.1% Visit site
VisionNetwork <.1% Visit site
DM-Tech <.1% Visit site
Birch Communications <.1% Visit site
eastsierra.net <.1% Visit site
golden valley cable and comm <.1% Visit site
WISPRENN <.1% Visit site
Ind-Co Cable TV <.1% Visit site
New Cloud Networks <.1% Visit site
Aan Chuuphan <.1% Visit site
AVispcom <.1% Visit site
ZochNet <.1% Visit site
Kern Valley Wireless Inc <.1% Visit site
Chaparral CableVision <.1% Visit site
Sky Fiber Internet <.1% Visit site
Orcas Online <.1% Visit site
Comelec Internet Services <.1% Visit site
Rise Broadband <.1% Visit site
SpeedConnect <.1% Visit site
Hankins Information Technology <.1% Visit site
Fort Mojave Telecommunications <.1% Visit site
VCA <.1% Visit site
CountryWireless <.1% Visit site
Dimension4 <.1% N/A
CenturyLink <.1% Visit site
Dillon Beach Internet Service <.1% Visit site
corridor <.1% Visit site
SkyPathInternet <.1% Visit site
Infostructure <.1% Visit site

15.0% of Californians have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 2.8% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places California as the 17th most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

97.2% of California homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of California
Fiber 21.5%
Cable 94.1%
DSL 92.3%
Fixed Wireless 37.1%

California Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For California the average is 28.1 Mbps. This measure puts California #22 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of California
.1 to 5 Mbps 0.3%
6 to 10 Mbps 0.6%
11 to 20 Mbps 0.6%
21 to 30 Mbps 2.7%
31 to 75 Mbps 0.5%
76 to 100 Mbps 1.7%
101 to 250 Mbps 5.4%
251 to 500 Mbps 54.6%
501 to 999 Mbps 24.5%
1 Gbps or more 8.0%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Californians. Real-world average speeds in California are about 28.1 Mbps, meaning California ranks #19 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in California. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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