Internet Providers in Salinas, California

Residential Internet Statistics for Salinas, CA
Internet Service Providers: 12
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Salinas, California:

Showing 1 to 14 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    96.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.8% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    92.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    92.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    43.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    43.1% 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. Spectrum
    6.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    6.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Red Shift
    40.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    40.8% Available
  • 8. 8. RazzoLink
    9.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    9.8% Available
  • 9. 9. Etheric
    4.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *150 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    4.7% Available
  • 10. River Delta Wireless
    1.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *12 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    1.4% Available
  • 11. Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems
    0.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *300 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    0.7% Available
  • 12. Surfnet Communications
    0.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.4% Available
  • 13. Zavala Communications
    0.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    0.4% Available
  • 14. GeoLinks
    0.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    0.3% Available
5 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Salinas. See All
  • 1. Comcast Business
    71.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    71.3% Available
  • 2. AT&T
    44.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    44.1% Available
  • 3. AT&T
    13.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    13.1% Available
  • 4. Spectrum Business
    5.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    5.7% Available
  • 5. Windstream
    0.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.9% Available
  • 6. Windstream
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1.6% Available
  • 8. 5. Etheric
    56.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *150 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    56.1% Available
  • 9. 6. RazzoLink
    45.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    45.6% Available
  • 10. 7. Utility Telecom
    20.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    20.7% Available
  • 11. 8. Crown Castle
    19.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    19.8% Available
  • 12. 9. TPx Communications
    19% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    19% Available
  • 14. 10. Vast Networks
    5.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    5.9% Available
  • 15. 11. Verizon Business
    4.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    4.6% Available
  • 16. CenturyLink Business
    1.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1.7% Available
  • 17. GeoLinks
    1.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    1.2% Available
  • 19. GTT
    0.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0.4% Available
5 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Salinas. See All

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Internet Access in Salinas, California

The overall most commonly available wired Internet types within Salinas are IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless as well as Cable networks. Our records show that IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless has a 96.80 percent footprint, in contrast to the 92.75 percent Cable availability.

AT&T Internet as well as Xfinity also offer Internet service in Salinas, often competing for the same customers.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Households in Salinas generally have two or more Internet providers available at a given address. Initialize the map below to explore competition shifts in different parts of Salinas.

All the coverage statistics here comes from FCC provider-reported data. Internet providers in Salinas are legally required to submit availability data biannually. By leveraging our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to verify this data against private data reported by Internet providers. This lets us to create more detailed maps than governmental resources. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests originating in Salinas.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Salinas, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 1s 96.8%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 92.8%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 6.7%
Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems 300 Mbps Cable 27s 0.7%
Surfnet Communications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 0.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 43.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
5,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Salinas is the 376th most connected city in California ahead of Seaside, Marina, San Juan Bautista, and Aromas, but behind Castroville.

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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 25,000 people in Monterey 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: 22% of people living in Salinas 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 97% of Salinas 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 Monterey County, approximately 66,000 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 Salinas

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Compare Salinas to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Salinas 249.9 Mbps 17 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +331.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -77.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +1 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -50.2 Mbps ) 17 $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -47.7 Mbps ) 24 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -53.4 Mbps ) 10 ( -7 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )