Internet Providers in Edison, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Edison, CA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in Edison, California

Edison has two major network types to understand — cable (71.09% availability) and DSL (54.50% availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is delivered through cable TV companies using pre-existing coaxial copper television wires mounted on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is sent over phone wires. The vast majority of Edison neighborhoods and blocks have access to coaxial cable and/or DSL service from competing Internet companies.

In terms of coverage options, the average Edison household will find 3-4 providers at their location. Only 45.5 percent of Edison residents are limited to one or fewer options for broadband service.

Spectrum provides an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Edison with 71 percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 300 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet access in Edison. fixed wireless providers like Applied Technology Group can achieve 25 Mbps via wireless technology.

The Internet coverage data on this page is primarily sourced from FCC filings. Coverage data is confirmed with private data sources to create more useful resources than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.

As of the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Edison so far as coverage area. The more common providers often cover the same addresses around Edison.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Edison, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 5 Mbps IPBB 27m 18s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Edison, California

  • Spectrum - Cable - 71.1% Availability in Edison - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 54.5% Availability in Edison - Speeds up to 5 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Edison - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Edison - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Edison is the 688th most connected city in California ahead of Tehachapi, but behind Bakersfield, Arvin, Shafter, and Lamont.

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

Approximately 48,000 people in Kern 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 55% of Edison 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 Kern County, approximately 56,000 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 Edison

Data collected by our research team shows that popular providers currently use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Edison

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Applied Technology Group Fixed Wireless 96.7%+ 25 Mbps
UnWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 96.2%+ 30 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 71.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 54.5%+ 5 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
UnWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 42.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Edison to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Edison 7.8 Mbps 6 $0.93 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +407.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +119.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )