Internet Providers in Concord, CA

Enter a zip code to find internet providers in your area.

Residential Internet Statistics for Concord, CA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 22
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.98

Internet Access in Concord, California

Information below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. We also use direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to further validate and enhance the information. Plane and pricing data is gathered by our data analysis team. To date, we've aggregated 467 Internet deals in Concord since founding in 2014. speed averages are based on 47,258 local user speed tests. They are meant for provider comparison purposes only.

Competition among Internet providers is decent overall. The average Concord census block has about 6 providers to choose from. (6.09 per census block.)

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Concord's most widely available wired broadband options.

XFINITY from Comcast is also a commonly available broadband choice in Concord, offering Cable service with coverage in 99 percent of the area.

The takeaway is that Concord's broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other California cities and towns: widespread coverage of cable and DSL, except that most residences are limited to a single company for setting up either type of service. This pattern has a simple cause. Broadband providers were started pre-Internet as cable TV and telephone companies. So, they already own pre-existing networks on telephone poles to deliver Internet services. Thanks to market competition between providers within Concord, the local average download speed is 83.85 percent above the state average across all cities. Review the download speed test results below to see how local providers add up over time.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Concord, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Wave Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 95.4%
Wave G 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 35.4%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.5%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 97.3%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 11.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Concord

Concord Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map
Concord is the 49th most connected city in California ahead of Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Moraga, Lafayette, and Martinez.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Contra Costa 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: 49% of people living in Concord 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 99% of Concord 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, 94521 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Concord.

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

In Contra Costa County, approximately 7,000 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 Concord

Data collected by our market researchers shows that many of the common providers in Concord use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Concord to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Concord 182.6 Mbps 11 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +351.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -33.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -22 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -13.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -20.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )