Internet Service Providers in North Highlands, California

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Residential Internet Statistics for North Highlands, CA
Wired Internet Providers: 6
Average Speed Test Result: 103.86 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.56%

Internet Access in North Highlands, California

Consumers will find 19 Internet service providers (ISPs) in North Highlands. 4 of these are mobile companies.

Cable TV and Internet providers like XFINITY from Comcast and DSL providers like AT&T Internet make up the top network systems available in North Highlands.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet options in North Highlands.

Since FCC data is processed biannually and only made public six or more months after filing, provider availability listed in the results might not reflect the most recent network upgrades.

To summarize, the majority of North Highlands residents have 3-4 choices for home broadband, which is higher thanaverage. North Highlands is currently the 526th most connected metro area in California. Underserved blocks are relatively low, with only 100 stuck with one choice for Internet service. Activate the map below to see network data about North Highlands.

  • There are 16 internet providers in North Highlands with 8 of those offering residential service
  • North Highlands is the 526th most connected city in California ahead of Fair Oaks, Rio Linda, Antelope, and Citrus Heights, but behind Carmichael.
  • The fastest zip code in North Highlands for February 2021 is 95660. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 North Highlands, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Softcom Internet Communications 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in North Highlands, California

  • AT&T Internet - 99.4% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 98.9% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Softcom Internet Communications - 20.1% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Sonic - 4.1% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 2.5% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in North Highlands - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For North Highlands

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North Highlands is the 526th most connected city in California ahead of Fair Oaks, Rio Linda, Antelope, and Citrus Heights, but behind Carmichael.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Sacramento 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.

Approximately 99% of North Highlands 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, 95660 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in North Highlands.

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

In Sacramento County, approximately 30,000 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 Among North Highlands ISPs

Many Internet companies have begun to add "data caps" onto consumer Internet packages in recent years. The trend holds true for the North Highlands market, with providers like Xfinity advertising capped plans. It's not a major concern for most Internet subscribers, but it can affect users who download a lot of high-def video. Data caps with cable packages tend to be about one Terabyte, which is a problem for fewer than 1% of customers. XFINITY from Comcast customers should confirm data caps before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In North Highlands

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fiber 99.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Softcom Internet Communications DSL 20.1%+ 6 Mbps
Sonic DSL 4.1%+ 80 Mbps
Consolidated Communications Fiber 2.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 99.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Fiber 11.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 3.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 5.4%+ 100 Mbps
Sonic Business DSL and Copper 2.6%+ 80 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 5.2%+ 6 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.8%+ 6 Mbps
SNET Copper 1.5%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare North Highlands to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
North Highlands 103.9 Mbps 10 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +245.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +3.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -4.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +7.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +11.4 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )