Internet Providers in Tahoe City, California

Most Popular Internet Providers in Tahoe City, California:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    94.9% Available
    94.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Spectrum
    95% Available
    95%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 8
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Suddenlink
    24.4% Available
    24.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $143.99
    Deal
    There are 13 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. Sky Fiber
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 7. Oasis Broadband
    11.4% Available
    11.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $65 - $155
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
2 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Tahoe-City. See All
  • 1. 1. T-Mobile
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    98.8% Available
    98.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. AT&T Wireless
    98.2% Available
    98.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 4. 4. Metro® by T-Mobile
    93.2% Available
    93.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $40 - $60
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Tahoe City, California

The Internet availability data on this page is derived from governmental databases and scrubbed for issues against private lit address databases. To date, we have processed 1,869 rows of governmental and private data catalogues on broadband access in Tahoe City. Our data analysis team has manually sourced price data and terms on 243 Internet and bundle plans in Tahoe City. Our download speed calculation is derived from browser-based speed tests. To be fair, speed test datasets are a flawed way of evaluating Internet quality. These averages are not meant to promise exact rates customers can expect at houses around Tahoe City.

Viasat Internet or HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Tahoe City.

Spectrum is another commonly available broadband choice in Tahoe City, offering Cable connections available to 95 percent of the area. Sky Fiber offers an alternative wireless service for close to one hundred percent of the local area, although it requires roof access and proximity to a Sky Fiber tower or access point.

Broadband competition in Tahoe City is overall strong. Most homes have around 3-4 providers available to them. This choice isn't spread out fairly — a surprising 6.68 percent of the population still have only one or zero options for wired broadband services.

Overall, locals are likely choosing between IPBB and Cable. The granular coverage maps and user speed test data below illustrate how the real-world speed and performance results vary when comparing zip codes and ISPs in Tahoe City.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Tahoe City, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 24.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 95.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 94.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tahoe City

Tahoe City Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Tahoe City is the 656th most connected city in California ahead of Kings Beach, but behind Washoe Valley, Zephyr Cove, Incline Village, and Truckee.

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

Approximately 16,000 people in Placer 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.

Approximately 93% of Tahoe City 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, 96145 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Tahoe City.

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

In Placer County, approximately 26,000 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.

Compare Tahoe City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tahoe City 97.8 Mbps 7 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +436.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +51 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +62.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +71.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +64.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )