Internet Providers in Bishop, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bishop, CA
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.35

Internet Access in Bishop, California

The overall most commonly available wired broadband types within Bishop are Cable networks as well as DSL lines. Our records show that Cable reaches a 85.79 percent territory in the area, compared to the 82.05 percent DSL service.

Suddenlink Communications is a common alternative, serving Bishop with a top speed of 500 Mbps. Aside from residential broadband, there are 5 providers within the area selling enterprise-level technologies such as T1 and MPLS. Our listings include every provider with explicit business plans online, but residential companies sometimes offer business options as well.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability for Bishop residents. virtually one hundred percent of the Bishop area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving close to one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan in Bishop is 25 megabits per second.

According to recent FCC reports, 17.28 percent of Bishop households (2,000 residents total) are limited to only one choice for home Internet.

All the coverage data on this page comes from FCC data. ISPs in Bishop are required by law to submit coverage data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to validate public datasets with privatized data including lit addresses reported by Internet providers. The speed averages shown below are calculated from actual speed tests originating from Bishop households from M-Labs. Some of the other data and statistics presented here originate from NTIA and Census data publications.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Bishop, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Race Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Inyo Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bishop, California

  • Suddenlink - Cable - 85.8% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 82.1% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Race - Fiber - 8.9% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 6.8% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Inyo Networks - Fiber - 5.9% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bishop - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bishop

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Bishop is the 695th most connected city in California ahead of Lone Pine, Tollhouse, Auberry, and Big Pine, but behind Mammoth Lakes.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Inyo 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: 9% of people living in Bishop 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 83% of Bishop 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, 93514 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Bishop.

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

In Inyo County, approximately 3,000 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 Among Bishop ISPs

Many Internet companies have been moving to impose data limits onto their home Internet packages in recent years. This trend is certainly true for the Bishop market, with Internet choices like Suddenlink featuring capped plans. It's not a large issue for most residents, but it might affect subscribers who download or upload a large amount of high-def video. Caps for cable bundles are generally in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte, which is more than 99 percent of customers use. Potential Suddenlink Communications customers in Bishop should double check data limits before signing a contract.

Internet access in Bishop neighborhoods

To date, we have compiled information about Broadband access across a variety of areas within Bishop: Chalfant and Swall Meadows.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bishop

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Suddenlink Communications Cable 85.8%+ 940 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 82.1%+ 115 Mbps
Race Communications Fiber 8.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 6.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Inyo Networks Fiber 5.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Race Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 73.7%+ 115 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 48.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 14.4%+ 987 Mbps
California Broadband Cooperative Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Inyo Networks Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.9%+ 6 Mbps

Compare Bishop to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bishop 116.8 Mbps 7 $0.28 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +298.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +2.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -0.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +10.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +10.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )