Internet Providers in Greenbrae, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Greenbrae, CA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 16
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.11

Internet Access in Greenbrae, California

Greenbrae features a total of 7 Internet providers offering home service. Including business ISPs, that's a total of 22 Internet providers overall, like AT&T Fiber. (Some may be "doubles", since many incumbent providers list residential service and smb service separately.)

Considering network technology in use in the Greenbrae area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire Internet connection infrastructures are IPBB and Fiber (near one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (practically one hundred percent coverage). Traditional cable TV corporations are where customers look for cable home Internet, because they can leverage existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong mix of speed and value.

Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider in Greenbrae. They are available to near one hundred percent of Greenbrae addresses. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Greenbrae is 25 megabits per second.

The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC filings. Coverage data is cross-validated using private data sources and direct provider reporting to output more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Information about pricing of current Internet plans is generated through our data team, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 404 collected plans in Greenbrae since 2014, with 45 Internet deals currently active in the area.

In summary, the average Greenbrae resident is faced with 4-5 choices for residential broadband (precisely 4.61 in each census block), which is above-average in the state. Greenbrae ranks at position 403rd out of 1,152 communities in California so far as broadband options. Underserved blocks are comparatively low, although specific locations may be limited in ways that don't register in our coverage data. View the map below to see data about neighborhoods within Greenbrae.

  • There are 17 internet providers in Greenbrae with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Greenbrae is the 403rd most connected city in California ahead of San Quentin, but behind Larkspur, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, and San Anselmo.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Greenbrae: Kentfield
  • The fastest zip code in Greenbrae for July 2021 is 94904. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Greenbrae, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.8%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 99.9%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 20.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Greenbrae

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Greenbrae is the 403rd most connected city in California ahead of San Quentin, but behind Larkspur, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, and San Anselmo.

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.

Fiber Availability: 51% of people living in Greenbrae have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 100% of Greenbrae 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.

As of this month, 94904 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Greenbrae.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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.

Greenbrae Telecommuting and Tech

There are 958 workers in Greenbrae who operate out of a home. 68.16 of them earn less than $75K per year. Greenbrae has a strong fiber footprint, it makes sense that working from home might be a popular option with locals. Access to robust symmetrical fiber wiring allows for more stable and dependable service than other network. Fiber is a strong connection choice and has no issue running cloud services and other intensive work-related use cases. When procuring a home network for working from home, it's important to check data limitations. Some residential Internet connections in Greenbrae have data limits, which may be frustrating if you use a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class connections can be provided for customers who need more than a typical residential deal.

Data Caps Among Greenbrae ISPs

Many Internet providers have decided to add data "plans" onto consumer broadband plans lately. This market trend holds true in Greenbrae, with common Internet choices such as Xfinity selling capped plans. This won't really matter for most Internet subscribers, but it is liable to affect subscribers that share the WiFi with multiple other family or techies who consume a large amount of HD or 4K video. An HD stream uses around three Gigabytes per hour.

Internet access in Greenbrae neighborhoods

To date, we've aggregated information about Internet coverage in the following neighborhoods within Greenbrae: Kentfield.

Compare Greenbrae to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Greenbrae 30.2 Mbps 9 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +504.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +118.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +130.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +139.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +131.9 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )