Internet Providers in Somerset, CA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Somerset, CA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$53.33|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Somerset, California
Internet Access in Somerset, California
For less densely populated areas like Somerset, fixed wireless from towers and other wireless technologies are the primary broadband option. FCC records show essentially zero wired broadband infrastructure availability for residential purposes. That said, fixed wireless Internet is an acceptable replacement that is available to close to one hundred percent of the area.
AT&T is also a common Internet option for Somerset. They offer primarily Fixed Wireless service in 89 percent of Somerset. Sky Fiber offers an alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of Somerset, although it has to have roof access or proximity to a Sky Fiber access point.
Competition between broadband providers for residents of the Somerset area is high, with the average home having 5-6 Internet providers to choose from. Internet access isn't spread out evenly — a surprising 56.2 percent of the population still only have one option for broadband service.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Somerset's primary wired Internet choices.
The Internet availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public governmental data from the FCC and private data we source directly from telecom industry sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance data is sourced from M-Labs, the speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome queries. Our researchers have hand-sourced pricing on 238 broadband deals in Somerset to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
56.2% of consumers in Somerset1,000 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 Somerset, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|AT&T||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless and DSL||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Somerset, California
- AT&T - 89.0% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Xfinity - 6.0% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Somerset
Data from our researchers shows that some of the popular providers place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Somerset
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless and DSL||89.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Sky Fiber||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Cal.net||Fixed Wireless||98.7%+||25 Mbps|
|Remotely Located||Fixed Wireless||94.1%+||30 Mbps|
|Rocky Ridge Wireless||Fixed Wireless||51.8%+||30 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||6.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Rocky Ridge Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||30 Mbps|
|Sky Fiber||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||6.8%+||987 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||6.5%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Somerset to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Somerset||6.7 Mbps||10||$0.45 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +408.7 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.45 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +112.2 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +109.5 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +120.7 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +120.9 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|