Internet Providers in Mountain View, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Mountain View, CA
Internet Service Providers: 9
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Mountain View, California:

Showing 1 to 11 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.7% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    96.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    96.7% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    40.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    40.7% Available
  • 4. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. Cruzio Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 9. 9. Sonic
    29.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    29.2% Available
  • 10. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    0.8% Available
  • 11. PAXIO
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.8% Available
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3 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Mountain-View. See All

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Internet Access in Mountain View, California

The Mountain View area has two widely available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds as high as 100 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area. As for HughesNet, they market Satellite. They have availability for virtually one hundred percent of Mountain View and advertised downstream speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.

The information on this page is sourced via FCC filings, and is using private data sources to create more accurate results than is available from government websites. Information about pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by our research division, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year.

In terms of network technologies offered the area, the most prevalent physical wire Internet connection options are IPBB and Fiber and Cable, with 95.68% and 96.67% respectively. Cable is marketed by cable TV operators, who use their already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Mountain View-area customers of cable companies like Xfinity often select it because of the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

Xfinity provides a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 96 percent local availability and a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet in Mountain View. fixed wireless providers like Verizon are able to reach 0 Mbps over direct wireless technology. There are also 14 companies in the city offering enterprise and business/smb technologies like T1 or custom fiber loops. Our search results include every provider with business plans on their site.

The average Mountain View household has 6-7 choices for residential Internet, which is above average. Mountain View ranks 25th of 1,152 communities in California in terms of broadband options. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are low, with only 1,000 stuck with a single choice for broadband access. Click into the map on this page to explore network data about Mountain View, and see Internet access stats.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mountain View, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 95.7%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 96.7%
PAXIO 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 0.8%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 940 Mbps Cable 8s 0.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 29.2%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 40.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 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.

Mountain View is the 25th most connected city in California ahead of Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Alviso, Los Altos, and Stanford.

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

Approximately 31,000 people in Santa Clara County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 56% of people living in Mountain View have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 98% of Mountain View residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Santa Clara County, approximately 49,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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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 Mountain View to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mountain View 1.4 Mbps 16 $0.28 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +580.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +171.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +5 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +198.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +4 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +200.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +195.1 Mbps ) 11 ( -5 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )