Internet Providers in Westport, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Westport, CA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.99

Internet Access in Westport, California

Consumers have access to 9 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Westport. 3 of these are mobile LTE companies.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Westport's most widely available wired broadband choices.

Most Westport households have 2 providers that can provide service at that address. Competition is desireable. It tends to improve pricing and service quality at a given address. This high level of competition isn't distributed evenly, though. even in 2021, a surprising 100 of residents still have only one or zero options for broadband access.

Wireless internet services like LTE suffer from a variety of issues that make wireless not particularly optimal for Internet service. Limited data use ("data caps") impose the largest issue.

The Internet availability stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and private datasets we collect from telecoms, or via private sources. Statistics about speed data is sourced primarily from M-Labs. Our research team has hand-filed price on 201 broadband deals in the Westport market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Westport, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 17.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Westport

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Westport is the 924th most connected city in California ahead of Redway, but behind Mendocino, Fort Bragg, Willits, and Laytonville.

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

Approximately 17,000 people in Mendocino 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.

In Mendocino County, approximately 21,000 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 in Westport

Data from our researchers shows that top providers in the area currently place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see caps as a tactic to stop streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Westport to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Westport 4.5 Mbps 6 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +529.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +156.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +165 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +157.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )