Internet Providers in Watsonville, California
Residential Internet Statistics for Watsonville, CA
|Internet Service Providers:||9|
|Plans Start From:||$19.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Watsonville, California
Government-sourced Form 477 datasets are the primary source of Watsonville-area Internet availability information listed here. To date, we've analyzed 12,414 rows of FCC and privatized databases about Internet availability within Watsonville. Our download speed calculation is based on speed test data. Speed test data is a flawed indicator of Internet quality. These averages are not indicative of the the actual speeds customers will experience at residences around Watsonville.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Watsonville residents. practically one hundred percent of the Watsonville area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest package for Watsonville is 25 Mbps.
AT&T Internet is a common second choice to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet access in Watsonville. fixed wireless providers such as Etheric Networks are able to offer 150 Mbps over wireless links. Outside of residential Internet, there are also 14 providers in the area offering enterprise and smb subscriptions such as SD-WAN. The small business listings here include all providers with explicit business packages online, although some offer both home and business-class broadband.
The average location in Watsonville has 5-6 companies at any given location. Only 5.45 percent of the Watsonville population are limited to one option for Internet.
In summary, locals are frequently choosing between IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless and Cable. The coverage maps and speed test data seen below illustrate how the actual speed statistics vary when comparing specific neighborhoods and Internet providers in Watsonville.
- There are 23 internet providers in Watsonville with 11 of those offering residential service
- Watsonville is the 362nd most connected city in California ahead of Aromas, but behind Aptos, Freedom, Capitola, and Castroville.
- Explore internet access for communities within Watsonville: La Selva Beach, Pajaro, and Corralitos
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Watsonville, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||1s||94.0%|
|Suddenlink Communications||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||1.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Sonic||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||8.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||18.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
5.5% of consumers in Watsonville4,000 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.
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Map of ISPs in Watsonville
Compare Watsonville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Watsonville||92.1 Mbps||14||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +489.6 Mbps )||21 ( +7 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +80.7 Mbps )||18 ( +4 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +107.6 Mbps )||17 ( +3 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +110.1 Mbps )||24 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps )||10 ( -4 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|