Internet Providers in Portola Valley, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Portola Valley, CA
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Portola Valley, California:

Showing 1 to 9 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
    99.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.2% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    35.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    35.8% 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. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Cruzio Internet
    65.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    65.8% Available
  • 8. 8. Cruzio Internet
    7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    7% Available
  • 9. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    1.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.3% Available
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Internet Access in Portola Valley, California

Portola Valley offers 9 residential Internet providers, or 22 total providers including business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 7 broadband choices such as cable or DSL.

The plans shown on this page are collected manually by our data analysis team.

DSL and cable are the two dominant broadband types in Portola Valley, fighting for customers at many addresses and competing with each other. Performance from cable is overall stronger. That said, the overall speeds we've recorded with either system are similar. Portola Valley speed test results suggest that Internet performance in the area is above-average. Portola Valley is currently 83.82 percent higher than the California average so far as average download speeds.

Households in Portola Valley usually have more than one Internet providers at a given address. That said, this number tends to rise and dip from neighborhood to neighborhood. The map provided below illustrates how broadband market competition changes in different parts of Portola Valley.

Viasat Internet is the most common on the whole, registered with coverage in near one hundred percent of Portola Valley residents. HughesNet has availability for near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 Mbps is sufficient to stream standard definition video on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic when multiple users try to access modern services like video chat and etc. You can explore our availability maps below to see Internet options down to the census block level in Portola Valley.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Portola Valley, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 96.3%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.2%
Cruzio Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 7.0%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 940 Mbps Cable 8s 1.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 35.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Portola Valley is the 446th most connected city in California behind Atherton, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Stanford.

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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 3,000 people in San Mateo 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 Portola Valley 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 100% of Portola Valley 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 San Mateo County, approximately 3,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Portola Valley

Portola Valley Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Portola Valley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Portola Valley 184.5 Mbps 15 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +397.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -11.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +15.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +5 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +17.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +12 Mbps ) 11 ( -4 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )