Internet Providers in Concord, CA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Concord, CA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$52.94|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Concord, California
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 463 Internet deals in Concord since founding in 2014. speed averages are based on 70,854 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. Internet Free Planet is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of to 93 percent of local residents. Keep in mind fixed wireless needs roof access or line of site with a Internet Free Planet tower or access point.
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 77.38 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
1.4% of consumers in Concord1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Concord, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|EarthLink Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Wave Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Wave G||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|AT&T Fiber||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|EarthLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Sonic||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Concord, California
- Wave - Cable - 95.4% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- EarthLink - DSL - 98.7% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 97.3% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 99.5% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Wave G - Fiber - 35.4% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- EarthLink - Fiber - 21.3% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 20.9% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Sonic - DSL - 11.4% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Concord - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Concord
|Wave Broadband||Cable||95.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||97.3%+||100 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||99.5%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Internet Free Planet||Fixed Wireless||93.9%+||10 Mbps|
|Etheric Networks||Fixed Wireless||37.8%+||80 Mbps|
|Wave G||Fiber||35.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|EarthLink Fiber||Fiber||21.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|AT&T Fiber||Fiber||20.9%+||940 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||95.8%+||987 Mbps|
|Wave Business||Cable||77.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Internet Free Planet||Fixed Wireless||99.8%+||10 Mbps|
|Etheric Networks||Fixed Wireless||44.0%+||80 Mbps|
|Wave Business||Fiber||34.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|MHO Networks||Fixed Wireless||31.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|TPx Communications||Copper||21.5%+||1.5 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||19.9%+||8 Mbps|
|Sonic Business||DSL||9.2%+||80 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Copper||9.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Sonic Business||Copper||9.2%+||12 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||Fiber||1.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Concord to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Concord||152.5 Mbps||12||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +262.9 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -33.6 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -36.3 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -25.1 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -24.9 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|