Internet Service Providers in Penryn, California

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Residential Internet Statistics for Penryn, CA
Wired Internet Providers: 6
Average Speed Test Result: 4.63 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 15.02%

Internet Access in Penryn, California

FCC data is the primary source of the availability data listed on this page. We've processed 835 rows of governmental and privatized data on Internet availability within Penryn. Our research team has hand-collected provider local pricing and terms on 212 Internet plans in Penryn. We currently have limited speed test recordings on the Penryn area. We've only seen 16 recordings over the last twelve month period. With this in mind, residents should compare the providers' advertised download rates listed above for providers such as HughesNet.

Broadband competition available for Penryn is overall strong, with most areas having 5-6 providers available in their area. Internet access isn't always distributed fairly, however — a surprising 15.02 percent of the population still only have one or zero options.

When considering the network technology options in Penryn, there are currently two choices: cable (Wave Broadband is an example) and DSL (providers like Softcom Internet Communications).

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Penryn's most widely available wired broadband options.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Softcom Internet Communications is also in Penryn with coverage in 91 percent of residents and a maximum speed of 6 Mbps. Providers such as Cal.net connect their subscribers to 25 Mbps or more via wireless links. There are 5 providers offering enterprise-level services like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map below to compare broadband coverage at the census block level, or check our speed data to compare how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Penryn, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Wave Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Softcom Internet Communications 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s
South Valley Internet 1.5 Mbps DSL 1h 31m 1s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Penryn, California

  • AT&T Internet - 82.0% Availability in Penryn - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Softcom Internet Communications - 91.8% Availability in Penryn - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Wave - 66.2% Availability in Penryn - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • South Valley Internet - 7.2% Availability in Penryn - Speeds up to 1.5 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Penryn - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Penryn - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Penryn

Penryn Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Penryn is the 382nd most connected city in California ahead of Newcastle, but behind Lincoln, Rocklin, Loomis, and Granite Bay.

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

Approximately 15,000 people in Placer 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.

Fiber Availability: 27% of people living in Penryn have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 85% of Penryn 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 Placer County, approximately 21,000 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 in Penryn

Internet companies have moved to impose data "plans" to home broadband packages as of late. The trend holds true in Penryn, with ISPs like Wave advertising plans with data caps. This might not really matter for most customers, but might be an issue for households who stream a large amount of high-def video. Data caps on cable packages are usually around 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of customers. Potential Wave Broadband customers in Penryn are advised to double check data caps before signing up, and not presume them based soley on phone rep statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Penryn

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Cal.net Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL and Fiber 82.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Softcom Internet Communications DSL 91.8%+ 6 Mbps
Wave Broadband Cable and Fiber 66.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Zeta Broadband Fixed Wireless 41.1%+ 25 Mbps
South Valley Internet DSL 7.2%+ 1.5 Mbps
DigitalPath Fixed Wireless 5.4%+ 75 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Wave Business Cable and Fiber 56.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 13.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
DigitalPath Fixed Wireless 5.7%+ 75 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Fiber 3.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Penryn to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Penryn 4.6 Mbps 14 $0.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +344.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +1 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +4 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +95.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +1 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +107.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +110.7 Mbps ) 9 ( -5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )