Internet Providers in Petaluma, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Petaluma, CA
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Petaluma, California:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    96.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.3% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    95.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    95.4% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    36.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    36.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Sonic
    34.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *2 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    34.2% Available
  • 7. South Valley Internet
    1.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *12 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1.3% Available
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Internet Access in Petaluma, California

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Petaluma. HughesNet is also widely available.

Looking at the technologies around Petaluma, there are basically two primary systems: cable (providers such as Xfinity) and DSL (providers like AT&T Internet).

broadband competition is decent for Petaluma, and the average Petaluma household has access to 3-4 Internet providers. (3.67 in each census block to be exact.)

AT&T Internet is another commonly available Internet option for Petaluma. They offer mainly IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless connections available to 96 percent of the area.

The broadband access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data from the FCC and private data collected directly from providers, or via private sources. Averaged statistics about speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our market researchers have hand-collected package price and plan details on 516 broadband packages within Petaluma as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Petaluma, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Sonic 2,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 4s 34.2%
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 1s 96.3%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 95.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 36.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
South Valley Internet 12 Mbps DSL 11m 22s 1.3%
2,000 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.

Petaluma is the 398th most connected city in California ahead of Glen Ellen, but behind Rohnert Park, Penngrove, Sonoma, and Cotati.

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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 10,000 people in Sonoma 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: 37% of people living in Petaluma 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 96% of Petaluma 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 Sonoma County, approximately 12,000 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 Petaluma to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Petaluma 231.8 Mbps 14 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +349.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -59 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -32.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -29.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -35.3 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )