How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Menlo Park, California
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Internet Access in Menlo Park, California
Consumers will find 29 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Menlo Park. There are 4 LTE companies and 10 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is tallied up biannually and only released 6+ months later, provider availability listed might not include the latest network expansions or regional changes.
So far as the Internet network technology types in Menlo Park, there are basically two options: cable (providers like XFINITY from Comcast) and DSL (providers like EarthLink).
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Menlo Park's most widely available wired broadband options.
Explore our maps below to analyze how Internet availability plays out in parts of Menlo Park. Our latest data shows that the average census block has 6.19 or more serviceable Internet providers.
- There are 23 internet providers in Menlo Park with 10 of those offering residential service
- Menlo Park is the 110th most connected city in California ahead of Palo Alto, Atherton, and Stanford, but behind Redwood City and San Carlos.
- Explore internet access for communities within Menlo Park: West Menlo Park
- The fastest zip code in Menlo Park for July 2021 is 94025. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
0.8% of consumers in Menlo Park300 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 Menlo Park, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Atherton Fiber||10,000 Mbps||Fiber||0s||26.1%|
|Sonic||2,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||4s||15.6%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.4%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||97.6%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.9%|
|Wave Broadband||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||2.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Menlo Park
Data collected by our market research team shows that some of the popular ISPs use data caps on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since users view them as a tactic to discourage streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Menlo Park to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Menlo Park||128.4 Mbps||13||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +406 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +20.4 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +32.2 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +41.1 Mbps )||23 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +33.7 Mbps )||8 ( -5 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Menlo Park
Pretty good for wireless
We have had pretty consistent over-air service. Customer service was always quick to address issues