Internet Service Providers in West Sacramento, California

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Residential Internet Statistics for West Sacramento, CA
Wired Internet Providers: 6
Average Speed Test Result: 103.49 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.93%

Internet Access in West Sacramento, California

IPBB infrastructure and Fiber lines are common hardwired broadband technologies within West Sacramento, with 95.22 percent and 53.84 percent availability within city limits. Even considering cable networks and DSL tend to be more financially viable, fiber to the home networks are overall better suited to transmit entirely digital data transit and offer overall faster speeds. Owing to the reach of Fiber connectivity across West Sacramento, the city's unweighted average download speed of 103.49 Megabits per Second is currently 61.72 percent higher than the statewide average of 39.62 Mbps. However, the connection speed and latency at at a given address can differ depending on the state of the "last mile" connection.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in West Sacramento.

The packages displayed on this page are collected by hand by our research team. The 55 Internet plans shown are the most current out of 448 broadband packages we've collected in West Sacramento to date.

Wave Broadband and AT&T Internet also provide Internet service in West Sacramento, with significant shared territory in some neighborhoods.

The average West Sacramento resident has 5-6 options for home broadband, which is above-average in California. West Sacramento ranks 62nd out of 1,151 communities in California in terms of Internet connectivity. Residents the FCC would consider "underserved" are low, and only 800 are limited to a single choice for broadband access. Activate the interactive map on the page below to see network data about neighborhoods within West Sacramento and Internet access statistics at the census block level.

  • There are 21 internet providers in West Sacramento with 10 of those offering residential service
  • West Sacramento is the 62nd most connected city in California ahead of Sacramento, Davis, North Highlands, Rio Linda, and Elverta.
  • The fastest zip code in West Sacramento for February 2021 is 95691. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 West Sacramento, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Wave Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable and Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Sonic 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in West Sacramento, California

  • Wave - 98.0% Availability in West Sacramento - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 95.2% Availability in West Sacramento - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Sonic - 6.0% Availability in West Sacramento - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 1.8% Availability in West Sacramento - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in West Sacramento - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in West Sacramento - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For West Sacramento

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West Sacramento is the 62nd most connected city in California ahead of Sacramento, Davis, North Highlands, Rio Linda, and Elverta.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Yolo 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: 68% of people living in West Sacramento 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 98% of West Sacramento 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, 95691 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in West Sacramento.

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

In Yolo County, approximately 10,000 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 Caps on West Sacramento Internet Plans

Internet providers have moved to increase the use of "data caps" onto their consumer Internet plans recently. This trend holds true in the West Sacramento market, with providers like Wave advertising capped plans. This might not matter for the majority of customers, but might be an issue for households that download or upload a large amount of high-def content. For context, an HD video stream on Netflix consumes around 3 Gigabytes hourly.

Summary Of Internet Providers In West Sacramento

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Wave Broadband Cable and Fiber 98.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL and Fiber 95.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Succeed.Net Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
Internet Free Planet Fixed Wireless 50.4%+ 10 Mbps
Sonic DSL 6.0%+ 80 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 1.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Succeed.Net Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Wave Business Cable and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Internet Free Planet Fixed Wireless 83.1%+ 10 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 24.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
WiLine Fixed Wireless 26.1%+ 10 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber and Copper 13.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 19.3%+ 100 Mbps
Allstream Copper 11.6%+ -- Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 3.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Sonic Business DSL and Copper 3.3%+ 80 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 6.5%+ 6 Mbps
Zayo Fiber 2.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Fiber 1.1%+ 950 Mbps

Compare West Sacramento to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Sacramento 103.5 Mbps 12 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +245.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +3.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +6 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -3.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +8.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +11.8 Mbps ) 9 ( -3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )