Internet Providers in Walnut Creek, CA

Residential Internet Statistics for Walnut Creek, CA
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Walnut Creek, California:

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  • 1. AT&T Internet
    96.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.3% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    22.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    22.1% Available
  • 7. 7. Etheric
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    87.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    87.3% Available
  • 9. 9. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    32.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    32.3% Available
  • 10. 10. Sonic
    9.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    9.3% Available
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Internet Access in Walnut Creek, California

Currently, there are 10 ISPs in Walnut Creek marketing home connections. If you count business ISPs, that's 32 serviceable providers overall, such as Verizon Business and MHO Networks.

Viasat Internet is the most likely provider for Walnut Creek residents. practically one hundred percent of the Walnut Creek area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package for Walnut Creek is 25 Mbps.

The average Walnut Creek subscriber has 5-6 companies at a given address.

Looking at network technology with significant infrastructure built in the city, we see that the most common wired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are IPBB and Fiber and Cable, with 96.27% and close to one hundred percent respectively. Regular cable TV corporations are where customers look for cable Internet and Wifi service, thanks to the fact that they can utilize their existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Walnut Creek residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range.

Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public government data and privatized data collected from telecom industry sources. Statistics regarding speed averages comes via M-Labs. Our market researchers have manually gathered price and plan details on 503 broadband plans for Walnut Creek as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Walnut Creek, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 96.3%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.9%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 87.3%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 32.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 9.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 22.1%
400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Walnut Creek is the 106th most connected city in California ahead of Pleasant Hill, Moraga, Lafayette, and Alamo, but behind Concord.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Contra Costa County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 48% of people living in Walnut Creek have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 99% of Walnut Creek residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Contra Costa County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare Walnut Creek to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Walnut Creek 217.4 Mbps 14 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +364.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -44.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -17.7 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -15.2 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -20.9 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )