Internet Providers in Olema, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Olema, CA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 75 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $73.71

Internet Access in Olema, California

Olema has a total of 4 Internet service providers (ISPs) with home connections. Including business ISPs, there are 7 serviceable providers available locally,.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widely available provider in Olema. close to one hundred percent of Olema census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Olema with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Olema is 25 megabits per second.

Looking at network technology offered in the city, we see that the most common physical wire Internet tech infrastructures are IPBB (92.13 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage).

As of the latest FCC reports, 7.87 percent of Olema residents have a single choice for wired Internet.

Coverage stats on BroadbandNow comes from FCC reported data, which requires companies in Olema to report there coverage area data biannually. By using our relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify public data against privatized data submitted by Internet providers. The speed averages displayed here are calculated based on actual speed tests from Olema addresses from M-Labs.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Olema, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Horizon Cable TV 75 Mbps Cable 1m 49s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 12 Mbps IPBB 11m 22s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Olema, California

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 92.1% Availability in Olema - Speeds up to 12 Mbps
  • Horizon - Cable - 92.1% Availability in Olema - Speeds up to 75 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Olema - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Olema - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Olema is the 731st most connected city in California ahead of Point Reyes Station, but behind Novato, San Anselmo, Fairfax, and Bolinas.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Marin 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 92% of Olema 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.

In Marin County, approximately 10,000 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 Olema ISPs

Many Internet providers have begun to increase the use of data "plans" to residential broadband plans as of late. This trend is certainly true for Olema, with providers such as Horizon adding plans with data caps. This might not matter for most residents, but it may be an issue for households that download or upload a large amount of high-def video. Data caps for cable bundles tend to be about one Terabyte, which is an issue for fewer than one percent of Internet users. Potential Horizon Cable TV customers should double check data use policies before signing a contract. Do not assume them based soley on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Olema

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 92.1%+ 12 Mbps
Horizon Cable TV Cable 92.1%+ 75 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Vista Broadband Networks Fixed Wireless 100% -- Mbps

Compare Olema to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Olema 6.5 Mbps 4 $2.48 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +408.9 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +112.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +109.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +120.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +121.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )