Internet Providers in Stockton, California

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stockton, CA
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 93.78 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.63%

Internet Access in Stockton, California

Consumers will find 45 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Stockton. There are 4 LTE options, and 16 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

broadband choice is strong overall. The average census block has access to 6-7 Internet providers. Averaged for all neighborhoods in the city, there are exactly 6.29 service options per household.

Since FCC coverage data is only collected biannually and only released six months after, providers listed in the results might not reflect the most recent network upgrades. Our process incorporates coverage and plan data directly from many ISPs to help reduce the lag time.

Cable and DSL providers like AT&T Internet make up the primary network systems available in Stockton.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Stockton so far as coverage. As the maps below show, the more common providers often overlap in most blocks around Stockton.

  • There are 32 internet providers in Stockton with 16 of those offering residential service
  • Stockton is the 140th most connected city in California ahead of Woodbridge, Manteca, Lodi, and French Camp, but behind Lathrop.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Stockton: Morada
  • The fastest zip code in Stockton for February 2021 is 95210. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

9,000 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 Stockton, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Softcom Internet Communications 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stockton, California

  • AT&T Internet - 96.7% Availability in Stockton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 97.8% Availability in Stockton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Softcom Internet Communications - 17.7% Availability in Stockton - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Stockton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Stockton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stockton

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Stockton is the 140th most connected city in California ahead of Woodbridge, Manteca, Lodi, and French Camp, but behind Lathrop.

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

Approximately 22,000 people in San Joaquin 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: 14% of people living in Stockton 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 97% of Stockton 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, 95210 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Stockton.

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

In San Joaquin County, approximately 35,000 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.

Internet Service Access for Education in Stockton

University Of The Pacific and Humphreys College-Stockton And Modesto Campuses are the biggest universities in Stockton. For the 7,113 combined students living in the area, strong internet access is a must for accessing educational materials and viewing research. Both universities offer 3 ISPs at the average address within 2 miles of each campus. University Of The Pacific students that live close to campus can expect to get downstream speeds of around 36.18 Mbps, according to speed test data in the University Of The Pacific zip code. Speeds surrounding Humphreys College-Stockton And Modesto Campuses average out to 122.19 Mbps over 25,248 tests run in the past year.
FCC and US Government reports regularly cite the need to improve internet availability for college and high school students.

Data Caps Around Stockton

Data from our research team suggests that some of the popular ISPs currently place a limit on streaming for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because users see them as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Stockton neighborhoods

To date, we've collected data about Broadband coverage in a variety of areas in Stockton: Morada.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Stockton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 96.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
UnWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 97.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cal.net Fixed Wireless 94.4%+ 25 Mbps
Ayera Technologies, Inc. Fixed Wireless 46.0%+ 60 Mbps
Softcom Internet Communications DSL and Fixed Wireless 17.7%+ 50 Mbps
Fire2Wire Fixed Wireless 21.6%+ 12 Mbps
Internet Free Planet Fixed Wireless 13.7%+ 10 Mbps
CalDSL Fixed Wireless 11.5%+ 25 Mbps
Velociter Wireless Fixed Wireless 1.5%+ 120 Mbps
River Delta Wireless Fixed Wireless 0.5%+ 12 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 84.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Ayera Technologies, Inc. Fixed Wireless 62.4%+ 60 Mbps
UnWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and Fiber 29.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Internet Free Planet Fixed Wireless 27.9%+ 10 Mbps
Vast Networks Fiber 23.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
CCT Telecomm Fixed Wireless 23.1%+ -- Mbps
Softcom Internet Communications Fixed Wireless 11.2%+ 50 Mbps
CalDSL Fixed Wireless 15.5%+ 0.768 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 13.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 8.9%+ 100 Mbps
Utility Telecom Copper 5.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 5.1%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber and Copper 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
NetFortris Copper 1.3%+ -- Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 1.2%+ -- Mbps
Tailwind Fiber 1.1%+ 10 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.4%+ 100 Mbps
Access One Inc Copper 0.1%+ 3.0 Mbps
Fusion Cable 0.1%+ 20 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions About Internet in Stockton, California

  • What is the cheapest Internet service in Stockton?

    XFINITY from Comcast offers the cheapest internet plans in Stockton, starting at $29.99 per month.

  • What is the fastest Internet in Stockton?

    XFINITY from Comcast is the fastest internet provider in Stockton, with speeds up to 1200 Mbps.

  • How much is Internet in Stockton?

    Internet plans in Stockton run from $29.99/month for internet-only to $89.99/month for a bundle.