Internet Providers in Forest Knolls, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Forest Knolls, CA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.33

Internet Access in Forest Knolls, California

There are two Internet companies in Forest Knolls: AT&T Internet and XFINITY from Comcast. AT&T Internet mostly offers IPBB service. They have speeds up to 12 Mbps and availability in virtually one hundred percent of the population. Xfinity offers Cable. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of the area.

Remember that since FCC data is collected twice annually and only published six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates coverage data directly from many ISPs to help fix this issue.

Cable providers like XFINITY from Comcast and DSL Internet service providers like AT&T Internet are the main network systems with availability around Forest Knolls.

5.32 percent of Forest Knolls residents are cut off from choice for broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected fact since competition between Internet providers is low. Locations in the city usually have 1 choices for Internet service.

While the main ISPs are AT&T Internet and Xfinity, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is also in the area with a recorded top speed of 100 Mbps. Explore the interactive map below to see broadband coverage on a granular level, and check our speed data to compare how local ISPs compare in consumer speed tests.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Forest Knolls, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 12 Mbps IPBB 11m 22s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Forest Knolls, California

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 100.0% Availability in Forest Knolls - Speeds up to 12 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Forest Knolls - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Forest Knolls - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Forest Knolls - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Forest Knolls

Forest Knolls Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Forest Knolls is the 739th most connected city in California behind Novato, San Anselmo, Greenbrae, Fairfax, and Bolinas.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Marin 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 95% of Forest Knolls 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 Marin County, approximately 10,000 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 Caps Are Common With Forest Knolls Internet Providers

AT&T Internet and Xfinity both currently use data caps on some or all residential packages. AT&T Internet's caps will generally be set at around 1000GB. Xfinity cuts off plans around 1200GB. Limitations so far as data use matter most to people who want to use their broadband plan more than average. Streaming in HD can use as much as 3GB/hr. 3GB/hr won't come close to a cap in the average 250–1,000GB range. Streaming limitations are controversial around the US, but do not impact the majority of Forest Knolls customers.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Forest Knolls

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 100% 12 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 100% 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Vista Broadband Networks Fixed Wireless 100% -- Mbps

Compare Forest Knolls to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Forest Knolls 4.7 Mbps 4 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +410.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +114.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +111.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +122.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +122.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )