Internet Providers in Brookdale, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Brookdale, CA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.87

Internet Access in Brookdale, California

Broadband competition is above-average in Brookdale in comparison with other parts of California, with are 4.13 providers per census block, on average. Brookdale ranks 443rd on the "most connected city" charts. (Measured by number of companies available at each address) Only 1.04 percent of the area have fewer than two options for Internet services.

AT&T Internet is also a common broadband option for Brookdale, offering IPBB service with coverage in 98 percent of the area. Etheric Networks offers an alternative wireless service worth noting to virtually one hundred percent of the area. Keep in mind fixed wireless has to have roof access and line of site with a Etheric Networks access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Brookdale's most widely available wired Internet choices.

Considering the broadband network technologies around Brookdale, you have two options: cable and DSL (think AT&T Internet).

All the coverage statistics found here comes from FCC data. ISPs in Brookdale must agree to submit deployment data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with Internet providers, we are able to analyze and improve public datasets against private data submitted by telecoms. Since 2014, we've crunched 175 data rows on broadband coverage in Brookdale, and 6,289,629 on California. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Brookdale area in the M-Labs database.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Brookdale, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s 14.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 12 Mbps IPBB 11m 22s 99.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Brookdale

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Brookdale is the 443rd most connected city in California ahead of Boulder Creek, Ben Lomond, and Felton, but behind Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz.

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

Approximately 11,000 people in Santa Cruz 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 99% of Brookdale 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 Santa Cruz County, approximately 13,000 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 Brookdale Internet Service Providers

Internet companies have been moving to add data limits onto their home Internet packages in recent years. The trend is certainly true in Brookdale, with Internet companies such as Xfinity selling plans with data caps. This might not matter for most customers, but might affect those who download a lot of 4K video. Data caps on cable plans are usually about one Terabyte, which is a problem for fewer than 1% of Internet users. Potential XFINITY from Comcast customers in Brookdale are advised to verify data caps before signing a contract.

Compare Brookdale to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Brookdale 30.1 Mbps 7 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +504.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +118.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +130.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +139.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +132 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )