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Internet Providers in Playa Vista, California
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Internet Access in Playa Vista, California
Data surfaced on BroadbandNow is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reports. We also use direct provider reports and other privatized data to further validate that data, down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information is aggregated manually by our market research team. We've collected and verified 341 Internet deals in the area around Playa Vista since founding in 2014. Speed test averages in Playa Vista is currently based on the 10,311 speed tests shown in the tools below.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Spectrum and Viasat Internet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Spectrum and Viasat is a common one.
HughesNet and Race Communications also have coverage in Playa Vista, with significant shared coverage areas in some neighborhoods.
Most people in Playa Vista have more than one ISPs available to them. That said, this number will change from neighborhood to neighborhood. The mapping tool provided below shows competition shifts in different parts of Playa Vista.
To summarize, Playa Vista's Internet market follows a similar pattern to other California cities: widespread coverage of cable and DSL, with the catch that most houses or apartments are stuck with one option for subscribing to either Internet service. This pattern comes from the fact that Internet service providers were started pre-Internet as cable TV and landline telephone corporations. So, they already own existing networks on telephone poles to deliver broadband Internet service. Fiber network access is growing as an alternative. While not all "Fiber" plans are true "Fiber to the Home" (FTTH) connections, virtually one hundred percent of Playa Vista has access to fiber that reaches to the street outside. Thanks to strong network competition around Playa Vista, the local average download speed is currently 86.86 percent higher than the California average across all cities. See the public speed test data directly below for insights about how major local providers add up long term.
- There are 21 internet providers in Playa Vista with 6 of those offering residential service
- Playa Vista is the 29th most connected city in California ahead of Santa Monica, Culver City, Playa Del Rey, and Venice, but behind Marina Del Rey.
- The fastest zip code in Playa Vista for July 2021 is 90094. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Playa Vista, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Race Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||97.6%|
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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.
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Playa Vista to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Playa Vista||224.3 Mbps||6||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +310.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -75.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -63.7 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -54.8 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -62.2 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Playa Vista
Excellent internet service
It is an excellent experience to have Hughesnet at home
Pleased to finally get data cap free service at my apt! However, the customer service has been spotty.