Internet Providers in Bakersfield, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Bakersfield, CA
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Bakersfield, California:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    92.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    92.8% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    98.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.2% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    35.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    35.9% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Applied Technology Group
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. unWired
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. KV Wireless
    3.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    3.1% Available
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Internet Access in Bakersfield, California

The Internet availability information listed here comes from governmental databases. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against privatized records. We've verified 97,202 rows of FCC data on broadband availability within Bakersfield. Our download speed averages calculation is derived from public M-Labs speed test records. Now, keep in mind that speed test-based data is a loose way of evaluating broadband quality. These averages are not a promise expected speeds customers will experience at residences in Bakersfield.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Bakersfield.

broadband choice is strong in Bakersfield, and the average census block has access to 5-6 Internet providers. Averaged across all areas, there are exactly 5.36 possible providers in each location.

Spectrum is another commonly available broadband choice in Bakersfield. They offer Cable connections in 98 percent of the area. Applied Technology Group offers an alternative wireless service to practically one hundred percent of Bakersfield. Keep in mind fixed wireless has to have roof access or line of site with a Applied Technology Group tower or access point.

The big picture is that the most frequently available broadband choices for Bakersfield Internet users are IPBB and Fiber and Cable. The mapping and speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed statistics differ when comparing specific neighborhoods and ISPs in Bakersfield.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bakersfield, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 92.8%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 35.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
17,000 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.

Bakersfield is the 205th most connected city in California ahead of Shafter, Arvin, Taft, Lamont, and Mc Farland.

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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 47,000 people in Kern 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.

Fiber Availability: 25% of people living in Bakersfield have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of Bakersfield residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Kern County, approximately 56,000 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Internet in Bakersfield, California

  • What is the cheapest Internet service in Bakersfield, CA?

    The cheapest internet in Bakersfield starts at $29.99, through Spectrum.

  • What is the fastest Internet in Bakersfield, CA?

    has the fastest speeds in Bakersfield, with speeds up to Mbps.

  • How much is Internet in Bakersfield, CA?

    Internet service costs $29.99/month for internet-only. Bundle plans with TV start at $99.97/month in Bakersfield.

  • Who offers internet in Bakersfield, CA?

    Spectrum, AT&T, EarthLink, Viasat, Applied Technology Group, and unWired offer residential internet service in Bakersfield.

  • Who is the best internet provider in Bakersfield, CA?

    Spectrum, AT&T, and EarthLink are the most popular internet choices in Bakersfield. Each ISP offers speeds up to 1 Gbps and plans starting between $14.95 to $49.99 per month, depending on the provider.