Internet Providers in Indio, CA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Indio, CA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$63.76|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Indio, California
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 417 broadband plans in Indio since founding in 2014. speed averages are calculated from 56,447 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 Fiber (90.59 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.) Fiber technology uses future-proofed Fiber-optical lines, which are composed of hair-like glass strands that deliver digital data as light. Largely thanks tothe prevalence of fiber, Internet download speeds in Indio are 77.61 percent higher than the state average in California. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to copper in the "last mile." Consequently, not all fiber connections offer "gigabit" speeds.
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.
- There are 17 internet providers in Indio with 8 of those offering residential service
- Indio is the 281st most connected city in California ahead of Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Coachella, and Thousand Palms, but behind La Quinta.
- Explore internet access for communities within Indio: Bermuda Dunes
- The fastest zip code in Indio for April 2021 is 92203. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.1% of consumers in Indio2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Indio, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|EarthLink Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 11s|
|EarthLink||30 Mbps||DSL||4m 33s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Indio, California
- Frontier - DSL - 94.1% Availability in Indio - Call For Speed Availability
- EarthLink - DSL - 67.9% Availability in Indio - Speeds up to 30 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 99.8% Availability in Indio - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - Fiber - 90.6% Availability in Indio - Call For Speed Availability
- EarthLink - Fiber - 63.2% Availability in Indio - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Indio - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Indio - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Indio
|Frontier Communications||DSL||94.1%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Frontier Communications||Fiber||90.6%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|EarthLink Fiber||Fiber||63.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Pacific Lightwave||Fixed Wireless||4.6%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||95.6%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Frontier Business||Fiber||82.7%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|One Ring Networks||Fixed Wireless||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|TPx Communications||Copper||14.0%+||1.5 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||12.9%+||50 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||12.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||10.6%+||940 Mbps|
|Pacific Lightwave||Fixed Wireless||7.3%+||50 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||1.3%+||-- Mbps|
|Utility Telecom||Copper||1.3%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Indio to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Indio||154.1 Mbps||8||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +261.3 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -35.2 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -37.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -26.7 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -26.5 Mbps )||8||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|