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
Looking for internet plans in your area?
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.
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
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%|
|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%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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
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 )|