Internet Providers in Indio, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Indio, CA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.81

Internet Access in Indio, California

Information below is calculated based on the twice-annual FCC broadband coverage filings. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to validate that data, down to the census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan information on this page is collected manually by our market research team. We've analyzed and verified 421 broadband plans in Indio since founding in 2014. speed averages are calculated from 46,318 local user speed tests. They are meant for general provider comparison purposes, not to indicate top Internet speeds available.

The average home in Indio has 4-5 companies serving their location, or exactly 4.22 providers per census block area. Still, 3.09 percent of Indio residents have one or fewer options for Internet service.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Indio. They are available to near one hundred percent of Indio. HughesNet is the most common second choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Indio is 25 Mbps download.

Taking a look now at network technologies with significant infrastructure built in the Indio area, the most widespread physical wire broadband Internet tech options are Cable (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (94.08 percent coverage). TV corporations are where customers look for cable Internet and Wifi service, thanks to the fact that they can utilize their existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Indio customers of cable companies such as Spectrum generally pick it thanks to the reasonably low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

Besides the Internet options detailed above, Spectrum is another option to consider. They have Internet in virtually one hundred percent of the Indio area. Wireless options are advertised in the area, but the hardwired options detailed in the results above almost always provide better pricing. The majority of residents have access to wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021



Indio, CA

2,000 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 Indio, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.8%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 67.9%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL and Fiber 8s 94.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Indio

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Indio is the 281st most connected city in California ahead of Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Coachella, and Thousand Palms, but behind La Quinta.

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

Approximately 22,000 people in Riverside 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: 91% of people living in Indio 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 97% of Indio 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, 92201 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Indio.

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

In Riverside County, approximately 64,000 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 in Indio

Data from our market researchers suggests that many of the common providers currently place some sort of limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Internet access in Indio neighborhoods

To date, we have gathered information on Broadband coverage across a variety of neighborhoods within Indio: Bermuda Dunes.

Compare Indio to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Indio 175.3 Mbps 8 $0.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +359.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -26.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -14.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -5.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -13.2 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )