Internet Providers in Biola, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Biola, CA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $85.47

Internet Access in Biola, California

Biola features a total of 6 Internet service providers (ISPs) offering home service. Including business Internet, there are 10 companies overall, such as UnWired Broadband.

The data on this page comes via FCC filings, and is validated through private databases to output more useful results than is available from government websites. Information about pricing of individual broadband plans is generated by our data analysis team, who gather thousands of plans annually. There are 269 Internet plans in Biola since 2014. There are 23 Internet or bundled deals currently on the market.

So far as Internet availability, the average location in Biola has 3-4 providers serving their address. Still, 51.44 percent of the Biola population have one choice for Internet service.

Taking a look at network technology offered around the area, we see that the most frequently available physical wire Internet connection options are Cable (48.56 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage). Television companies are the main source for cable home Internet service, because they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for local residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They offer coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage for virtually one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 Mbps is enough to stream lower-quality SD videos on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for large households or bandwidth-intensive apps like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the availability maps below to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Biola, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 48.6%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sebastian 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Biola

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Biola is the 868th most connected city in California ahead of Caruthers and Kerman, but behind Madera, Fresno, and San Joaquin.

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 Fresno 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.

Approximately 49% of Biola 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.

In Fresno County, approximately 82,000 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.

Data Caps in Biola

Many Internet companies have begun to add data "plans" onto their consumer broadband plans recently. The market trend is certainly true in the Biola market, with Internet choices such as Xfinity adding capped plans. It's not a large issue for most Internet subscribers, but might affect households that share the plan or techies who download or upload a large amount of 4K video. Caps on cable plans tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is more than is used by 99% of customers. XFINITY from Comcast customers should double check data use policies before signing a contract, and not presume them based soley on phone rep statements.

Compare Biola to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Biola 30.4 Mbps 6 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +504 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +118.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +130.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +139.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +131.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )