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Internet Providers in West Sacramento, California
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Internet Access in West Sacramento, California
The most commonly available wired broadband options in West Sacramento are DSL and Fiber networks and Satellite lines. DSL and Fiber has a 95.22 percent footprint in West Sacramento, compared with the close to one hundred percent Satellite penetration.
Coverage from Viasat Internet 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 60 Internet plans shown are the most current out of 450 broadband packages we've collected in West Sacramento to date.
Wave Broadband and EarthLink 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 54th out of 1,152 communities in California in terms of Internet connectivity. Residents the FCC would consider "underserved" are low, and only 1,000 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 9 of those offering residential service
- West Sacramento is the 54th most connected city in California ahead of Sacramento, Davis, North Highlands, Rio Linda, and Elverta.
- The fastest zip code in West Sacramento for July 2021 is 95691. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
2.3% of consumers in West Sacramento1,000 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 West Sacramento, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Wave Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||98.0%|
|Wave G||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||50.8%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||987 Mbps||Cable||8s||4.6%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||94.5%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Sonic||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||6.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare West Sacramento to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|West Sacramento||147.3 Mbps||11||$0.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +387.1 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +1.5 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +13.3 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +22.2 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +14.8 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|