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Internet Service Providers in California

California Internet Coverage & Availability in 2024

California Internet Facts in 2024

  • California currently ranks 19th among states in BroadbandNow’s annual rankings of internet coverage, speed and availability.

  • This means that roughly zero in ten California residents are not able to purchase an internet plan of at least 25Mbps download and 3Mbps upload.

  • This means that nearly eight in ten residents are not able to purchase broadband at a price of $60/month or less (excluding promotions and government programs).

  • This means that five in ten residents are unable to purchase a fiber internet plan.

  • The U.S. has more than 2,906 internet service providers, with most covering very small areas. It is worth searching by zip code to see who is available in your town.

At BroadbandNow, we advocate for a definition of broadband internet to be at least 100Mbps, as opposed to the FCC definition of 25Mbps, which would be considered slow for many internet-intensive activities.

In California, 96% of people have access to 100Mbps broadband, ranking 11th among all states.

Internet Availability by County

In California, 51.1% of people have access to 1G broadband, ranking 41st among all states.

Internet Coverage by Demographic in California

Individuals or households with no internet access by characteristic (includes broadband and non-broadband packages)

Percentage of households with and without any type of internet access

  • With: 90%
  • Without: 10%

Type of internet connection

  • Dialup only: <1%
  • Broadband of any type: 90%
  • Cellular data only: 10%
  • Satellite: 8%

Individuals or households with no internet access by characteristic

  • <18: 5%
  • 18-64: 5%
  • 65+ adults: 7%

  • <$20,000: 30%
  • $20,000-$74,999: 13%
  • $75,000+: 4%

  • Black: 7%
  • Native American/Alaska Native: 8%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Mixed race: 3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7%
  • White: 4%

  • Employed: 4%
  • Unemployed: 6%

  • Less than high school: 10%
  • Some college or associate degree: 6%
  • Bachelor’s degree: 2%
Provider Avg. Download Speed Connection Availability Rating
Spectrum 1000 MBPS Cable 45.7% 3.4 View Plans
AT&T Internet 5000 MBPS DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless 37.4% 3.4 View Plans
Xfinity 2000 MBPS Cable 34.3% 3.5 View Plans
Always ON 25 MBPS Fixed Wireless 32.5% View Plans
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 32.5% 3.1 View Plans
Verizon 5G Home Internet 1000 MBPS Fixed Wireless 31.7% View Plans
Frontier 5000 MBPS Fiber 14.5% View Plans
UnWired Broadband 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 12.0% 1.0 View Plans
Cal.net 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 9.0% 4.6 View Plans
Cox 2000 MBPS Cable, Fiber 8.1% 3.7 View Plans
Unwired Ltd 70 MBPS Fixed Wireless 7.1% 3.5 View Plans
DigitalPath 200 MBPS Fixed Wireless 5.2% 3.9 View Plans
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 1200 MBPS Cable 2.8% 3.5 View Plans
San Diego Broadband 250 MBPS Fixed Wireless 2.4% View Plans
Sonic 10000 MBPS Fiber 2.3% View Plans
Applied Technology Group 35 MBPS Fixed Wireless 2.1% View Plans
Succeed.Net 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 1.8% 1.0 View Plans
Ayera Technologies, Inc. 120 MBPS Fixed Wireless 1.8% View Plans
RazzoLink 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 1.7% 1.0 View Plans
Raw Bandwidth Communications 100 MBPS DSL 1.6% View Plans
Tekify Fiber & Wireless 1000 MBPS Fixed Wireless 1.5% View Plans
Fidium 2000 MBPS Fiber 1.5% View Plans
Velociter Wireless 10 MBPS Fixed Wireless 1.4% 1.0 View Plans
Frontier 115 MBPS DSL 1.2% 3.3 View Plans
Hankins Information Technology 50 MBPS Fixed Wireless 1.0% 1.0 View Plans
U.S. Cellular 25 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.9% View Plans
WISPRENN 75 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.9% 4.0 View Plans
Surfnet Communications 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.8% 1.0 View Plans
Com-Pair Services 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.8% 1.0 View Plans
Sail Internet 1000 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.7% View Plans
Optimum 940 MBPS Cable 0.7% 3.2 View Plans
Velocity Communications 30 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.7% 1.0 View Plans
Mediacom 1000 MBPS Cable 0.7% 2.7 View Plans
101 Netlink 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.7% View Plans
OACYS Technology 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.7% View Plans
RobinsonHSS 350 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.7% 4.0 View Plans
Starry Internet 1000 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.6% View Plans
SmarterBroadband 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.5% 3.0 View Plans
Consolidated Communications 500 MBPS DSL 0.5% 2.7 View Plans
Zeta Broadband 50 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.5% 1.0 View Plans
Softcom Internet Communications 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.4% 1.7 View Plans
BeamSpeed 50 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.4% 1.0 View Plans
Conifer Communications 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.4% View Plans
ShastaBeam 50 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.3% 1.0 View Plans
ezWave 55 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.3% 1.0 View Plans
Lightwave Broadband 150 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.3% View Plans
AFES Network Services 50 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.3% View Plans
Mojave WiFi 25 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.3% View Plans
Zito Media 1000 MBPS Cable 0.2% 2.4 View Plans
Wireless Internet Services 100 MBPS Fixed Wireless 0.2% View Plans

Internet Providers By City in California

Alameda 99.3% 20 providers
Alhambra 99.8% 18 providers
Anaheim 99.6% 25 providers
Antioch 99.9% 15 providers
Apple Valley 93.8% 16 providers
Arcadia 99.7% 21 providers
Azusa 95.4% 16 providers
Bakersfield 98.4% 23 providers
Baldwin Park 99.6% 18 providers
Beaumont 99.6% 14 providers
Bell Gardens 99.5% 19 providers
Bellflower 99.8% 16 providers
Berkeley 92.6% 25 providers
Brentwood 98.2% 15 providers
Buena Park 99.7% 18 providers
Burbank 99.4% 28 providers
Camarillo 97.2% 19 providers
Canoga Park 99.3% 24 providers
Canyon Country 97.9% 17 providers
Carlsbad 99.6% 24 providers
Carmichael 99.9% 18 providers
Carson 96.6% 22 providers
Castro Valley 98.3% 17 providers
Chico 94.6% 20 providers
Chino 95.1% 18 providers
Chino Hills 99.8% 20 providers
Chula Vista 99.7% 22 providers
Citrus Heights 100.0% 19 providers
Clovis 98.2% 20 providers
Colton 98.7% 18 providers
Compton 97.8% 22 providers
Concord 99.9% 19 providers
Corona 99.5% 24 providers
Costa Mesa 99.7% 24 providers
Covina 99.8% 17 providers
Cupertino 99.2% 22 providers
Daly City 99.7% 22 providers
Danville 100.0% 18 providers
Davis 87.0% 23 providers
Delano 83.5% 18 providers
Downey 99.3% 23 providers
Dublin 94.0% 19 providers
El Cajon 99.7% 20 providers
El Monte 99.5% 20 providers
Elk Grove 98.3% 26 providers
Escondido 98.1% 23 providers
Fairfield 99.0% 18 providers
Folsom 100.0% 20 providers
Fontana 99.9% 23 providers
Fountain Valley 98.5% 22 providers
Fremont 99.4% 28 providers
Fresno 97.3% 25 providers
Fullerton 98.1% 23 providers
Garden Grove 99.6% 23 providers
Gardena 98.5% 25 providers
Gilroy 94.0% 23 providers
Glendale 99.5% 30 providers
Glendora 99.4% 18 providers
Hacienda Heights 98.3% 19 providers
Hanford 93.1% 17 providers
Hawthorne 99.5% 20 providers
Hayward 99.6% 27 providers
Hemet 98.9% 21 providers
Hesperia 98.1% 19 providers
Highland 99.6% 19 providers
Hollister 91.0% 19 providers
Huntington Beach 99.2% 22 providers
Huntington Park 99.9% 18 providers
Indio 99.5% 20 providers
Inglewood 99.2% 22 providers
Irvine 93.8% 34 providers
La Habra 99.8% 17 providers
La Mesa 99.9% 20 providers
La Puente 99.7% 18 providers
Laguna Niguel 99.8% 19 providers
Lake Elsinore 99.2% 18 providers
Lake Forest 99.8% 17 providers
Lakewood 99.9% 20 providers
Lancaster 96.3% 19 providers
Lincoln 92.5% 19 providers
Livermore 96.8% 18 providers
Lodi 93.4% 24 providers
Lompoc 93.3% 14 providers
Long Beach 98.4% 27 providers
Los Angeles 97.5% 46 providers
Lynwood 97.1% 16 providers
Madera 90.7% 18 providers
Manteca 97.8% 22 providers
Menifee 99.2% 20 providers
Merced 94.8% 19 providers
Milpitas 97.0% 27 providers
Mission Viejo 99.9% 16 providers
Modesto 97.8% 26 providers
Montebello 99.7% 21 providers
Monterey Park 99.9% 23 providers
Moreno Valley 99.2% 23 providers
Mountain View 99.5% 28 providers
Murrieta 98.9% 19 providers
Napa 97.4% 20 providers
National City 99.2% 18 providers
Newport Beach 99.6% 26 providers
North Hills 99.6% 23 providers
North Hollywood 99.5% 27 providers
Northridge 96.6% 24 providers
Norwalk 99.0% 16 providers
Novato 98.8% 22 providers
Oakland 98.4% 29 providers
Oceanside 88.8% 18 providers
Ontario 99.1% 23 providers
Orange 96.4% 26 providers
Oxnard 99.8% 18 providers
Pacoima 99.9% 21 providers
Palm Desert 99.5% 20 providers
Palmdale 98.8% 17 providers
Palo Alto 96.7% 29 providers
Panorama City 99.8% 20 providers
Paramount 98.6% 19 providers
Pasadena 98.8% 27 providers
Perris 96.2% 19 providers
Petaluma 94.9% 20 providers
Pico Rivera 99.6% 18 providers
Pittsburg 99.8% 16 providers
Pleasanton 98.3% 19 providers
Pomona 97.1% 19 providers
Porterville 93.8% 17 providers
Rancho Cordova 99.8% 19 providers
Rancho Cucamonga 97.9% 21 providers
Redding 89.5% 21 providers
Redlands 97.0% 19 providers
Redondo Beach 99.5% 22 providers
Redwood City 99.4% 28 providers
Reseda 99.4% 20 providers
Rialto 99.9% 18 providers
Richmond 98.9% 20 providers
Riverside 98.3% 25 providers
Rocklin 100.0% 22 providers
Rosemead 99.8% 18 providers
Roseville 99.4% 24 providers
Sacramento 99.0% 32 providers
Salinas 98.4% 23 providers
San Bernardino 98.3% 21 providers
San Clemente 90.5% 19 providers
San Diego 96.8% 34 providers
San Francisco 98.5% 41 providers
San Gabriel 99.7% 18 providers
San Jacinto 97.9% 14 providers
San Jose 99.2% 44 providers
San Leandro 99.5% 24 providers
San Luis Obispo 87.3% 17 providers
San Marcos 99.0% 23 providers
San Mateo 99.1% 28 providers
San Pablo 98.8% 16 providers
San Pedro 97.5% 18 providers
San Rafael 99.0% 19 providers
San Ramon 99.7% 18 providers
Santa Ana 99.4% 28 providers
Santa Barbara 95.8% 20 providers
Santa Clara 96.6% 32 providers
Santa Clarita 97.0% 21 providers
Santa Cruz 90.6% 23 providers
Santa Maria 98.7% 21 providers
Santa Monica 98.8% 27 providers
Santa Rosa 99.2% 19 providers
Santee 99.9% 17 providers
Sherman Oaks 99.0% 25 providers
Simi Valley 99.8% 17 providers
South Gate 99.6% 17 providers
South San Francisco 99.5% 25 providers
Spring Valley 100.0% 19 providers
Stockton 97.5% 29 providers
Sunnyvale 99.5% 27 providers
Sylmar 98.9% 18 providers
Temecula 97.5% 23 providers
Thousand Oaks 97.7% 22 providers
Torrance 98.6% 28 providers
Tracy 94.7% 22 providers
Tulare 91.0% 18 providers
Turlock 94.5% 22 providers
Tustin 99.7% 22 providers
Union City 99.8% 23 providers
Upland 99.7% 19 providers
Vacaville 91.2% 19 providers
Valencia 97.4% 21 providers
Vallejo 99.6% 19 providers
Van Nuys 99.3% 24 providers
Ventura 99.5% 21 providers
Victorville 96.3% 18 providers
Visalia 95.0% 23 providers
Vista 99.8% 19 providers
Walnut Creek 99.7% 22 providers
Watsonville 96.5% 20 providers
West Covina 99.1% 18 providers
West Sacramento 99.5% 22 providers
Westminster 99.5% 17 providers
Whittier 99.1% 19 providers
Woodland 96.6% 19 providers
Woodland Hills 99.3% 25 providers
Yorba Linda 99.6% 16 providers
Yuba City 98.0% 17 providers
Yucaipa 99.2% 15 providers