Internet Providers in San Mateo, CA
Residential Internet Statistics for San Mateo, CA
|Internet Service Providers:||10|
|Plans Start From:||$19.95|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in San Mateo, California
The broadband availability information on this page is drawn from Form 477 data and cross-validated against privatized lit address databases. As of 2022, we've crunched 16,259 rows of governmental data about Internet availability within San Mateo. Average speed analysis is split between major providers and calculated from 43,832 IP-verified speed test recordings gathered over the past 12 months.
EarthLink as well as Xfinity can also provide Internet service in San Mateo, often competing for the same customers.
Households in San Mateo usually have two or more available to choose from, although this number tends to rise and dip depending on the neighborhood. Initialize the mapping tool below to discover how competition changes around San Mateo.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in San Mateo.
To summarize, DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet and Cable are currently the most commonly available network types within the San Mateo area. and speed test data seen below illustrate how the real-world speed statistics differ when comparing neighborhoods and ISPs in the area.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In San Mateo, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sonic||2,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||4s||28.0%|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||95.1%|
|Astound Broadband Powered by Wave||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||66.1%|
|Astound Broadband Powered by Wave||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||6.5%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet||8s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||31.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Raw Bandwidth Communications||24 Mbps||DSL||5m 41s||11.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
0.5% of consumers in San Mateo600 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 Mateo
Compare San Mateo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|San Mateo||207.9 Mbps||16||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +373.8 Mbps )||22 ( +6 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -35.1 Mbps )||21 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -8.2 Mbps )||20 ( +4 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -5.7 Mbps )||27 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -11.4 Mbps )||11 ( -5 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|