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Internet Providers in Edison, California
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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||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||5 Mbps||IPBB||27m 18s||54.5%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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.
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||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +526.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +141 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +152.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +161.7 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +154.3 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|