Internet Providers in El Dorado, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for El Dorado, CA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.56

Internet Access in El Dorado, California

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in El Dorado. HughesNet is also commonly available.

As might be expected with a city of El Dorado's level of broadband competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall under the California average. The current average speed for El Dorado in the past twelve months is 59.73 Mbps.

The Internet packages displayed on this page are manually collected by our research team.

XFINITY from Comcast and AT&T Internet also offer Internet service in El Dorado, often competing for the same customers.

Activate the map below to explore broadband choice at the street level. As illustrated, while the majority of blocks have around 5-6 choices, some areas can be less well-served and may only have one provider available. A notable 94.82 percent of residents are in exactly this situation.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 El Dorado, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 74.6%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 25 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 70.5%

Internet Provider Competition Map For El Dorado

El Dorado Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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El Dorado is the 236th most connected city in California ahead of Somerset, Plymouth, Diamond Springs, and Shingle Springs, but behind Placerville.

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

Approximately 20,000 people in El Dorado 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.

In El Dorado County, approximately 39,000 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 Cord Cutting in El Dorado

Data collected by our market research team suggests that common ISPs in the area use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because consumers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare El Dorado to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
El Dorado 59.7 Mbps 10 $0.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +474.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +89.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +100.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +109.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +102.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )