Internet Providers in Freedom, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Freedom, CA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.98

Internet Access in Freedom, California

Freedom features two major Internet service options to understand — cable (practically one hundred percent availability) and DSL (near one hundred percent availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is usually delivered via traditional cable TV corporations, using their pre-existing copper coaxial television lines mounted on telephone poles. DSL, similarly, is sent over phone wires. The vast majority of Freedom neighborhoods and addresses have access to cable service or DSL from two alternating ISPs.

HughesNet is an alternative, serving Freedom with a top download speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet access in Freedom. For example, fixed wireless companies such as Etheric Networks can deliver 80 Mbps using direct wireless links. Outside of home broadband, there are 6 providers in the area offering enterprise and business products and services like SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. The small business providers listed here include every local provider with business services on their site, although some providers sell both residential and business Internet.

The broadband coverage information listed here is primarily sourced from FCC reports specific to the area. Coverage data is enhanced against private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more useful listings than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.

Spectrum is the most widely available Internet provider for Freedom residents. close to one hundred percent of the Freedom area can get Internet service from them. Viasat Internet is the most common followup choice, serving practically one hundred percent of Freedom with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for Viasat in Freedom is 100 Mbps.

Click around our custom maps below to see competition between providers in specific parts of Freedom at the census block level. In this year, our data shows that the average census block has 6.06 or more serviceable Internet companies.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Freedom, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 99.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 99.8%
Sonic 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s 6.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Freedom

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Freedom is the 47th most connected city in California ahead of Capitola, Watsonville, Soquel, and Aromas, but behind Aptos.

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

Approximately 11,000 people in Santa Cruz 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 100% of Freedom 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 Santa Cruz County, approximately 13,000 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.

Compare Freedom to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Freedom 17.3 Mbps 9 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +517.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +131.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +143.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +152.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +144.8 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )