Internet Providers in Alta, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Alta, CA
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $45
Top Download Speed: 200 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: 5G Home Internet

Top Internet Providers in Alta, California:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    75.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    75.3% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    84.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    84.1% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    84.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    84.1% Available
  • 6. 6. Sky Fiber
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. DigitalPath
    93.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    93.3% Available
  • 8. 8. SmarterBroadband
    77.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    77.5% Available
  • 9. 9. AFES Network Services
    12.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    12.5% Available
  • 10. 10. Oasis Broadband
    11.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    11.1% Available

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Internet Access in Alta, California

Alta's Internet availability information on this page is derived from FCC data. Then, we ensure the data is verifiable against private records. We've analyzed 1,833 rows of FCC and privatized data catalogues on broadband availability within Alta. We've hand-sourced pricing info and terms for 192 Internet deals in Alta and the surrounding area. There is currently limited speed test data on the Alta area. We've only seen 7 records in the last 12 months. For this reason you should note official speeds listed above for local companies such as HughesNet.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Alta.

There's a strong level of market choice between companies around the Alta area, but 900 locals can't get service from multiple providers. If these subscribers aren't satisfied with their provider, they have to use a low-speed wireless option. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Alta — the majority of households have 4-5 Internet options.

DSL Internet from telephone companies has a wide coverage area compared with other Internet services within Alta because pretty much all houses are connected to telephone lines. The acronym "DSL" means "Digital Subscriber Line."

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, T-Mobile 5G Home Internet also serves Alta with a recorded top speed of 25 Mbps. Plans from companies like Sky Fiber can deliver 100 Mbps or more using direct wireless hardware. See the interactive map on the page below to see how many options residents have on the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alta, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 25 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 75.3%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 84.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 84.1%
900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Alta is the 622nd most connected city in California ahead of Foresthill, but behind Colfax, Grass Valley, Nevada City, and Rough And Ready.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 14,000 people in Placer County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

In Placer County, approximately 24,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Alta

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Compare Alta to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alta 2.9 Mbps 12 $1.57 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +578.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +169.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +196.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +199.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +193.6 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )