Internet Providers in Grass Valley, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Grass Valley, CA
Internet Service Providers: 11
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Grass Valley, California:

Showing 1 to 13 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    81% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    81% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    48.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    48.3% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Suddenlink
    24.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    24.4% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    29.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    29.1% Available
  • 7. 7. Sky Fiber
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. SmarterBroadband
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.9% Available
  • 9. 9. DigitalPath
    66.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    66.7% Available
  • 10. 10. Cal.net
    19% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    19% Available
  • 11. 11. Race
    6.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    6.4% Available
  • 12. 12. Oasis Broadband
    5.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    5.6% Available
  • 13. Softcom Internet Communications
    1.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1.9% Available
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Internet Access in Grass Valley, California

Data below is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. We leverage direct provider reports and other private datasets to validate the data, down to the census block level. Plan and pricing data is hand-gathered by our data science team. We have collected and verified 566 bundled Internet plans in and near Grass Valley. Real-world speed test averages shown here for Grass Valley is limited to the 2,630 speed tests shown in the tools below.

There's a strong level of competition between companies within the Grass Valley area, but 12,000 residents don't have service from more than one provider. If these subscribers aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have to use a lower-grade wireless backup. However, this isn't the norm in Grass Valley. The average household has 5 options for Internet service.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Grass Valley.

AT&T Internet and Xfinity can also provide coverage in Grass Valley, with AT&T Internet performing marginaly better according to speed test analysis.

So, looking at the big picture, Grass Valley's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US cities and towns: wide coverage of bundled cable and DSL service, except that most houses are stuck with only one company for subscribing to either service. [1] This pattern results from the fact that most Internet providers used to be television and landline telephone companies. So, they use conveniently pre-built wired infrastructures to deliver their broadband services.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Grass Valley, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 48.3%
Race Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 6.4%
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 24.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 81.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 29.1%
Softcom Internet Communications 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s 1.9%
12,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Grass Valley is the 329th most connected city in California ahead of Meadow Vista, Penn Valley, Smartsville, and Rough And Ready, but behind Colfax.

Reference

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

Approximately 10,000 people in Nevada County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Grass Valley have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 73% of Grass Valley residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Nevada County, approximately 22,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Grass Valley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Grass Valley 24.5 Mbps 17 $1.09 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +557.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +148.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +175.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +3 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +177.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +172 Mbps ) 11 ( -6 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )