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|
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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%|
|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%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.4% of consumers in Mountain View1,000 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.
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Mountain View
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 )|