Internet Providers in Santa Clara, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Santa Clara, CA
Internet Service Providers: 13
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Santa Clara, California:

Showing 1 to 15 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    97.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.7% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    98.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.5% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    37% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    37% Available
  • 4. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. EarthLink
    96.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.5% Available
  • 8. 8. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 9. 9. Cruzio Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 10. 10. Sail Internet
    32.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    32.5% Available
  • 11. 11. Raw Bandwidth Communications
    13.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *40 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    13.5% Available
  • 12. 12. Sonic
    13.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    13.5% Available
  • 13. 13. Common Networks
    3.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *75 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    3.8% Available
  • 14. 14. WilloWeb
    2.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    2.7% Available
  • 15. PAXIO
    0.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.9% Available
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Internet Access in Santa Clara, California

Information here is calculated from biannual FCC coverage reports. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers to validate that information on a census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan data is gathered manually through our market research division. To date, we've analyzed 594 broadband plans in Santa Clara. speed averages are calculated from 67,130 local connections. They are intended for general provider comparison purposes, not to indicate maximum Internet speedsin the area.

Xfinity is also a commonly available broadband choice in Santa Clara. They offer Cable connections in 98 percent of the area. Verizon offers an alternative wireless service for 90 percent of the area, although it requires roof access or line of site with a Verizon tower or access point.

When considering the network technology types within Santa Clara, you essentially see two choices: cable (providers like Xfinity) and DSL (think AT&T Internet).

broadband market choice is decent for Santa Clara, and the average Santa Clara household is served by 5 Internet providers. (5.86 per census block.)

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Santa Clara as measured by coverage. As the map below demonstrates, these providers frequently overlap in different blocks around Santa Clara.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Santa Clara, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 97.7%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.5%
PAXIO 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 0.9%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet 8s 96.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 13.5%
Raw Bandwidth Communications 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s 13.5%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 37.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
2,000 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.

Santa Clara is the 8th most connected city in California ahead of Milpitas, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Alviso, and Campbell.

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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 31,000 people in Santa Clara 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: 17% of people living in Santa Clara have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara County, approximately 49,000 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 Santa Clara

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Compare Santa Clara to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Santa Clara 225.5 Mbps 18 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +356.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -52.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +3 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -25.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +2 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -23.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -29 Mbps ) 11 ( -7 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )