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Internet Providers in Westminster, California
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Internet Access in Westminster, California
According to the most recent coverage data, the Westminster area has two main providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability for near one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area.
The average Westminster building will have 4-5 providers serving their location. Only 3.85 percent of Westminster residents are limited to one option for Internet service.
In terms of network technologies with significant infrastructure already built around the Westminster area, we see that the most common hardwired Internet connection options are Cable (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (80.34 percent coverage). Television corporations are usually the source for cable Internet and Wifi service, since they can leverage their existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for Westminster residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC filings. Data is confirmed using private data sources to create more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research team, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually. We've catalogued 491 Westminster Internet plans from 2014–present, with 46 Internet deals currently active.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Spectrum is also in the area with a recorded maximum speed of 940 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like T-Mobile Home Internet deliver as much as 25 Mbps using wireless relays. There are also 10 providers with enterprise-level services like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, or check our speed data to compare how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
3.9% of consumers in Westminster3,000 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 Westminster, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||80.3%|
|AT&T Fiber||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.6%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||8s||80.3%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||17.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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Internet Provider Competition Map For Westminster
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.
Compare Westminster to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Westminster||117.9 Mbps||10||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +427.7 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +43.4 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +63 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +68.7 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +61.2 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Westminster
Great customer service
My internet all of a sudden shut down on me last night and I was very upset, trying to do anything to fix the problem. But nothing worked at all, then I decided to call and luckily I had an easy and manageable talk with support. He guided me through everything easily and the process was very quick. Thank you so much for your service.