Internet Providers in Visalia, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Visalia, CA
Internet Providers: 21
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.49

Internet Access in Visalia, California

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Visalia. HughesNet is also widely available.

AT&T Internet and XFINITY from Comcast can also provide Internet service in Visalia, often competing for the same customers.

Most households in Visalia have more than one to choose from, although this number tends to change depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. See the interactive mapping tool below to see how broadband competition shifts around the city.

The Internet packages listed here are manually gathered by our research team.

To summarize, Visalia's broadband infrastructure conforms with a pattern seen in many California cities: strong coverage of cable and DSL, with the caveat that most houses are stuck with a single company for subscribing to either type of service. The cable/DSL pattern comes from the fact that most Internet providers are former cable TV and phone corporations, and use pre-existing wired networks for delivering broadband services. The local average downstream performance is 52.64 percent ahead of the California average, accounting for all cities. See the speed test results directly below to see how local providers compare long term.

  • There are 21 internet providers in Visalia with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Visalia is the 467th most connected city in California ahead of Cutler and Ivanhoe, but behind Tulare, Farmersville, and Dinuba.
  • The fastest zip code in Visalia for April 2021 is 93292. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

6,000 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 Visalia, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Visalia, California

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 92.8% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 91.4% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 19.0% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 4.7% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 1.4% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Visalia - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Visalia

Visalia Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Visalia is the 467th most connected city in California ahead of Cutler and Ivanhoe, but behind Tulare, Farmersville, and Dinuba.

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

Approximately 42,000 people in Tulare 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: 20% of people living in Visalia 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 Visalia 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, 93292 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Visalia.

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

In Tulare County, approximately 56,000 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.

Data Cap Issues in Visalia

Data from our researchers suggests that common providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately since customers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Visalia

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 92.8%+ 100 Mbps
UnWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 91.4%+ 1,200 Mbps
OACYS Technology Fixed Wireless 54.3%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 19.0%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 4.7%+ 25 Mbps
Wireless Internet Services Fixed Wireless 2.2%+ 10 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 1.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 54.7%+ 987 Mbps
UnWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
OACYS Technology Fixed Wireless 29.9%+ 25 Mbps
Vast Networks Fiber 32.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 7.6%+ 940 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 10.6%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 6.2%+ 45 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.5%+ 12 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 1.0%+ 940 Mbps
Utility Telecom Copper 0.2%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Visalia to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Visalia 72.9 Mbps 12 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +342.5 Mbps ) 14 ( +2 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +46 Mbps ) 18 ( +6 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +43.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +54.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +54.7 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Visalia

Only provider in town. Reliable.

The service is reliable and decent relative to the area. It can handle Netflix and a steam download at once. I am happy with the service, albeit unsatisfied with the speeds. I still have a hard time sharing files for professional use(large files/video edits/cad files) but it does most of the basic tasks efficiently.