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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 ProviderState CoverageLink
AT&T74.8%Visit site
Spectrum51.5%Visit site
Frontier Communications35.4%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)32.2%Visit site
Sonic16.1%Visit site
Unwired9.9%Visit site
Cox Communications8.9%Visit site
Cruzio Internet8.3%Visit site
Winters Broadband7.1%Visit site
Southern California Telephone Co4.4%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
GTT3.8%Visit site
Razzolink3.5%Visit site
Wave Broadband2.9%Visit site
Fire2Wire2.7%Visit site
Raw Bandwidth Communications2.1%Visit site
Consolidated Communications1.7%Visit site
Etheric Networks1.6%Visit site
Ultimate Internet Access1.4%Visit site
Tekify Broadband Internet Services1.3%Visit site
Cal.net Inc1.1%Visit site
Antelecom1.1%Visit site
Succeed.Net1%Visit site
OACYS Technology1%Visit site
CuraTel0.8%Visit site
DigitalPath0.7%Visit site
Velocity Communications0.6%Visit site
Suddenlink0.6%Visit site
ConnectTo0.6%Visit site
King Street Wireless0.5%Visit site
Mediacom0.5%Visit site
101Netlink0.5%Visit site
Softcom Internet Communications0.5%Visit site
Ranch WiFi0.4%Visit site
Red Shift0.3%Visit site
Webpass0.3%Visit site
Sebastian Corp0.2%Visit site
OutbackInternet0.2%Visit site
AFES Network Services0.2%Visit site
Giggle Fiber0.2%Visit site
Unwired Ltd0.2%Visit site
South Valley Internet0.1%Visit site
Volcano Communications0.1%Visit site
USA Communications0.1%Visit site
San Diego Broadband0.1%Visit site
Sky Valley Network0.1%Visit site
Northland Communications0.1%Visit site
Sierra Tel Internet0.1%Visit site
CalDSL0.1%Visit site
Mountain Mesh0.1%Visit site
Velociter Wireless0.1%Visit site
San Bruno Municipal Cable TV0.1%Visit site
Com-Pair Services0.1%Visit site
Vast Networks0.1%Visit site
Race Communications0.1%Visit site
Cal-Ore Communications0.1%Visit site
Conifer Communications0.1%Visit site
NectoInc0.1%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
Fiber21.5%
Cable94.1%
DSL92.3%
Fixed Wireless37.1%

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 Mbps0.3%
6 to 10 Mbps0.6%
11 to 20 Mbps0.6%
21 to 30 Mbps2.7%
31 to 75 Mbps0.5%
76 to 100 Mbps1.7%
101 to 250 Mbps5.4%
251 to 500 Mbps54.6%
501 to 999 Mbps24.5%
1 Gbps or more8.0%

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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