Internet Providers in Sebastopol, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sebastopol, CA
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 2,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50.44

Internet Access in Sebastopol, California

Sebastopol offers 9 residential Internet providers, or 15 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 7 broadband choices like cable or DSL.

Households in Sebastopol on average have more than one Internet companies at a given address. See the mapping tool below to explore how competition shifts around Sebastopol.

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

The broadband plans listed here are manually gathered through our data analysis team.

To summarize, IPBB and Cable are the most commonly available Internet options in Sebastopol. and public speed test data seen below show how the actual speed test statistics differ between zip codes and ISPs in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sebastopol, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Sonic 2,000 Mbps Fiber 4s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sebastopol, California

  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.1% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 91.7% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 91.4% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Sonic - DSL - 53.2% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Sonic - Fiber - 22.0% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sebastopol - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sebastopol

Sebastopol Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sebastopol is the 460th most connected city in California behind Occidental, Forestville, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, and Windsor.

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

Approximately 11,000 people in Sonoma County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 18% of people living in Sebastopol have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 95% of Sebastopol residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 95472 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Sebastopol.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Sonoma County, approximately 12,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Working from Home in Sebastopol

There are 1,525 workers in Sebastopol who perform their job primarily from home. Of the portion working from home, 75.34 percent take home less than $75K per year. When installing a home network for a home office, be sure to check any data limits. Some Internet plans have data limits, which can impact you negatively if you use a lot of data for work purposes. Business-class connections should be considered for customers who need more than a residential plan.

Data Caps Among Sebastopol Broadband Providers

Many Internet providers have begun to add "data caps" to their consumer Internet plans lately. The market trend holds true in Sebastopol, with Internet companies like Xfinity advertising plans with data caps. This might not matter for the majority of Internet users, but is liable to be an issue for users who stream a large amount of 4K video. Data caps with cable plans tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for less than one percent of Internet users. Potential XFINITY from Comcast customers in Sebastopol should verify data use policies before signing a contract. Do not presume them based soley on phone rep statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sebastopol

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.1%+ 1,200 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 91.7%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 91.4%+ 100 Mbps
Sonic DSL 53.2%+ 80 Mbps
Sonic Fiber 22.0%+ 2,000 Mbps
Western Sonoma County Internet Cooperative Fixed Wireless 11.4%+ 5 Mbps
DigitalPath Fixed Wireless 9.9%+ 75 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Vista Broadband Networks Fixed Wireless 100% -- Mbps
Sonic Business DSL 41.3%+ 80 Mbps
Sonic Business Copper 41.3%+ 2,000 Mbps
DigitalPath Fixed Wireless 17.1%+ 75 Mbps
Sonic Business Fiber 6.0%+ 2,000 Mbps

Compare Sebastopol to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sebastopol 204.6 Mbps 9 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +210.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -85.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -88.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -77.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -77 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )