Internet Providers in Richmond, California

Residential Internet Statistics for Richmond, CA
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Richmond, California:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.7% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.7% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    12.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    12.8% Available
  • 6. 6. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *150 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Sonic
    11.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    11.3% Available
  • 1. Comcast Business
    94% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    94% Available
  • 2. AT&T
    60% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    60% Available
  • 3. Sonic Business
    14.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    14.3% Available
  • 4. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *150 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 5. TPx Communications
    15.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    15.4% Available
  • 8. 6. Sonic Business
    14.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *12 Mbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    14.3% Available
  • 9. 7. Vista Broadband
    12.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    12.3% Available
  • 10. 8. GTT
    7.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    7.5% Available
  • 11. 9. Verizon Business
    6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    6% Available
  • 12. Fusion Connect
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1.6% Available
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Internet Access in Richmond, California

As it stands, there are 7 providers in Richmond offering home service. If you include business Internet, there are 19 Internet providers in the area, like Xfinity and Sonic.

So far as coverage options, the average Richmond subscriber will find 5-6 companies serving their address, or precisely 5.77 providers in each census block area.

Considering network technology available within the city, the most prevalent wired broadband Internet connection options are IPBB and Fiber and Cable, with 95.71% and near one hundred percent respectively. TV corporations are the main source for cable Internet service, because they can re-purpose their pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Local customers of cable providers like Xfinity often pick it thanks to the reasonably low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

Viasat Internet is the most likely option for Richmond residents. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Richmond addresses. HughesNet is also a common option, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's strongest package for Richmond is 25 Mbps.

The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected directly from industry sources. Statistics regarding speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our researchers have manually gathered package pricing for 492 Internet plans and bundles in Richmond to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Richmond, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 95.7%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 11.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 12.8%
200 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.

Richmond is the 271st most connected city in California ahead of San Pablo, El Cerrito, and El Sobrante, but behind Albany and Berkeley.

Reference

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Contra Costa County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 83% of people living in Richmond have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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 Richmond 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 Contra Costa County, approximately 6,000 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 Richmond to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Richmond 176.3 Mbps 9 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +405.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -3.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +23.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +25.9 Mbps ) 24 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +20.2 Mbps ) 10 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )