Internet Providers in San Luis Obispo, California
Residential Internet Statistics for San Luis Obispo, CA
|Internet Service Providers:||7|
|Plans Start From:||$29.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in San Luis Obispo, California
IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless lines and Cable lines are widespread broadband networks within San Luis Obispo, featuring 75.79 and 77.45 percent network reach respectively.
There is above-average choice between companies around the San Luis Obispo area, but 12,000 people in the area can't get access to multiple providers. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have to use a low-speed wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in San Luis Obispo — the majority of households have 4-5 choices for Internet service.
Spectrum as well as AT&T Internet can also provide Internet service in San Luis Obispo, often competing for the same customers.
The packages shown on this page are manually gathered through our research team.
Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching practically one hundred percent of San Luis Obispo residents. HughesNet is available to close to near one hundred percent of the population. The top speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming lower-quality video to devices on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic when multiple people try to access high-bandwidth services like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore our availability map below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In San Luis Obispo, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||1s||75.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||32.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
19.6% of consumers in San Luis Obispo12,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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 San Luis Obispo
Compare San Luis Obispo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|San Luis Obispo||215.9 Mbps||12||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +365.8 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -43.1 Mbps )||18 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -16.2 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -13.7 Mbps )||24 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -19.4 Mbps )||10 ( -2 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|