Internet Providers in Branscomb, CA

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Internet Access in Branscomb, California

Consumers have access to 8 Internet providers operating in Branscomb. There are 3 LTE companies and 5 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Wireless Internet options have a variety of big caveats that make them far from ideal for broadband access. data limits are the biggest inconvenience, although fixed wireless limites are often similar to those on wired DSL Internet service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Branscomb's most common wired Internet choices.

The average Branscomb household has 2 providers to choose from. Competition is good. It results in two ISPs butting heads so far as pricing and service reliability at a given address. This choice isn't universal, though. A surprising 100 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband services.

Broadband coverage statistics on the page below are based on government data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources. Average statistics about speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have manually validated package pricing and service data for 114 Internet plans and bundles in Branscomb as of 2021.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Branscomb with 5 of those offering residential service

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Branscomb, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 16.8%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Branscomb

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Approximately 17,000 people in Mendocino 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.

In Mendocino County, approximately 21,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Branscomb

Data from our market research team shows that many of the common ISPs in Branscomb place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic to stop streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.