Internet Providers in Bakersfield, California

Most Popular Internet Providers in Bakersfield, California:

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  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    95% Available
    95%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 25-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Spectrum
    98.2% Available
    98.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. EarthLink
    95.1% Available
    95.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes professional installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. Xfinity
    0.5% Available
    0.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 7
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $19.99 - $170
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 2 Years required
  • 7. 6. Applied Technology Group
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
  • 8. 7. unWired
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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  • 9. 8. KV Wireless
    3.1% Available
    3.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    25 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $250
    • Contracts: None - None required
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Metro® by T-Mobile
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
    View Metro® by T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $40 - $60
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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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. Averaged speed analysis is calculated based on 24,404 IP-verified speed tests performed over the most recent 12 months.

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 5.4 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 DSL 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.

  • There are 23 internet providers in Bakersfield with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Bakersfield is the 232nd most connected city in California ahead of Arvin, Shafter, Mc Farland, Lamont, and Taft.
  • The fastest zip code in Bakersfield for July 2021 is 93314. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

17,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bakersfield, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 0.5%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 8s 95.0%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.2%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 95.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bakersfield

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Bakersfield is the 232nd most connected city in California ahead of Arvin, Shafter, Mc Farland, Lamont, and Taft.

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

Approximately 48,000 people in Kern County don't have access to any wired internet.

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.

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.

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

As of this month, 93314 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Bakersfield.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Kern County, approximately 56,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Internet Coverage Near California State University-Bakersfield

Students living within 2 miles of California State University-Bakersfield can expect to have a selection between 3 Internet providers. As elsewhere in Bakersfield, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed test data suggests that internet connectivity in the California State University-Bakersfield area exceeds 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (59.18 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be enough for students in Bakersfield who need to stream high-definition video, share a connection with housemates, and etc. That said, since these averages are calculated on public speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds obtainable in an area. Use the zip search field on this page to see the latest information on broadband internet options at a specific address.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Bakersfield

Continuous problems

We have numerous outages in my area. Although customer service is fairly good, the actual services are spotty. I can't even stream a movie without losing my internet connectivity. We've had techs come out and have been given reasons for spotty service that offer no real explanation or solution. We've been longtime customers but we're definitely a long way from satisfied.

Frequently Asked Questions About Internet in Bakersfield, California

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

    The cheapest internet in Bakersfield starts at $19.99, through XFINITY from Comcast.

  • What is the fastest Internet in Bakersfield, CA?

    XFINITY from Comcast has the fastest speeds in Bakersfield, with speeds up to 1200 Mbps.

  • How much is Internet in Bakersfield, CA?

    Internet service costs $19.99/month for internet-only. Bundle plans with TV start at $89.99/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.