Internet Providers in Elk Grove, CA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Elk Grove, CA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$56.99|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Elk Grove, California
Internet Access in Elk Grove, California
FCC datasets are the backbone for Elk Grove broadband availability information listed on BroadbandNow. We've examined 18,819 rows of governmental data catalogues on Internet availability within Elk Grove. Our research team has manually collected Internet pricing details and fine print info on 441 Internet deals in Elk Grove. Speed analysis is split between major providers and calculated from 36,567 IP-verified speed test records gathered in a 12 month period.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Elk Grove's most common wired Internet options.
Essentially every major Internet network type is available in Elk Grove, including fiber and copper-based cable/DSL. Wide availability of fiber is correlated with fast broadband Internet performance and increased bandwidth. Unsurprisingly, Elk Grove average speeds beat the California average by 78.26 percent. cable has 96.31 percent penetration, while DSL's coverage area is 93.99 percent.
XFINITY from Comcast is another common Internet option in Elk Grove. They offer Cable service with coverage in 96 percent of Elk Grove.
In summary, the average Elk Grove resident has 3 options for home Internet. For California, this is pretty much average. Elk Grove is the 524th most connected city out of 1,152 California cities in terms of the number of providers available at local addresses.
Internet Statistics 2021
5.6% of consumers in Elk Grove9,000 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 Elk Grove, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||66.1%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||96.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||3.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||91.1%|
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.
Working from Home in Elk Grove
Elk Grove has 4,506 workers who operate out of a home via telecommuting. 72.44 of those telecommuters take home less than $75,000 annually. Elk Grove features a high amount of Fiber infrastructure, so it's not a surprise that working from home would be popular for locals. It's a strong network choice good for cloud services, video conferencing, and other high-bandwidth work uses. Among the portion of Elk Grove that census records identify as working from home, 72.44 Among the group of Elk Grove that work from home, 72.44% make less than $75,000 per year. If setting up home WiFi for a home office, it's important to verify the data limits. Many Broadband connections have data limits, which may be difficult if you consume a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class plans should be installed if you need more than a regular consumer-grade bundle.
Data Limits in Elk Grove
Many Internet companies have moved to add data limits onto consumer Internet plans lately. This trend is certainly true for the Elk Grove market, with ISPs like Xfinity advertising plans with data caps. This might not really matter for the majority of customers, but may be an issue for households who download a large amount of high-def content. For context, an HD stream uses around 3 Gigabytes hourly.
Compare Elk Grove to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Elk Grove||135.6 Mbps||9||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +398.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +13.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +25 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +33.9 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +26.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Elk Grove
I got the 18Mbps fiber and it is very slow. when there are a lot of gadgets linked to my wifi then it stops working. Sometimes I have to move different spots to get a signal.