Internet providers in Los Angeles, CA
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Residential internet providers in Los Angeles by availability
Here is a list of the top internet providers in Los Angeles, ordered by availability.
- Spectrum (cable) – Available in 98% of Los Angeles.
- AT&T (DSL) – Available in 92% of Los Angeles.
- Frontier (DSL) – Available in 63% of Los Angeles.
- Frontier (fiber) – Available in 54% of Los Angeles.
- Sonic Telecom (DSL) – Available in 13% of Los Angeles.
- AT&T (fiber) – Available in 13% of Los Angeles.
- ConnectTo Communications – Available in 2% of Los Angeles.
- Race Telecom – Available in 1% of Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, CA, the three largest internet service providers are Spectrum, AT&T, and Frontier.
Spectrum internet in LA
Spectrum offers cable internet service across the majority of the Los Angeles metropolitan area — stretching from Santa Monica to San Bernadino as well as up from Huntington Beach to Burbank. Other neighborhoods in the LA metro area that are serviceable by Spectrum include Arcadia, Burbank, El Segundo, Glendale, Inglewood, Long Beach, Marina Del Rey, Pasadena, Van Nuys and West Hollywood. Areas where service is not available include Vernon, parts of West Glendale and a section right outside Los Angeles International Airport.
AT&T internet in LA
AT&T offers DSL service across most of Los Angeles, including Downtown LA, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena and more. Areas in the larger metro area, such as Santa Monica and Long Beach, however, are not serviceable by AT&T DSL.
AT&T also offers fiber internet in portions of Los Angeles, including Alhambra, Arcadia, downtown LA, Gardena, Glendale, Pasadena and West Hollywood. Neighborhoods where fiber internet connections are currently underway include Culver City, Huntington Park, Monterey Park and South Gate.
Frontier internet in LA
Residents living further out from downtown LA may be serviceable by Frontier DSL or fiber service. Neighborhoods in the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area where Frontier may be available include Downey, Lakewood, Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Venice and Whittier.
Other internet service providers in LA
Smaller providers may also be available in specific sections of the city. ConnectTo Communications can be found in parts of Burbank, Glendale, Little Armenia, North Hollywood and Van Nuys.
Race Telecommunications is available exclusively in Playa Vista, whereas Sonic Telecom can be found in pockets all across the LA metropolitan area, including Burbank, Culver City, downtown Los Angeles, Glendale, Inglewood, North Hollywood, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys and West Hollywood.
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Compare the largest internet service providers in Los Angeles
The three largest internet providers — Spectrum, AT&T and Frontier — have the majority of the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan Area covered, meaning you’ll want to take things like speeds, pricing, services and plans into consideration as well as availability.
Spectrum isn’t just the largest cable internet provider in downtown Los Angeles, it’s the largest provider — period — in the metro area. Speeds with Spectrum range from 100 to 940 Mbps.
Why Angeleans love it
- Equipment included – Get a free modem with your internet plan as well as antivirus protection.
- No data caps – Stream the latest Hollywood blockbusters without going over your data limit.
Depending on where you live, you may have DSL or fiber internet options from AT&T available to you. DSL speeds range from 5 to 100 Mbps, while AT&T fiber ranges from 100 to 1,000 Mbps.
Why Angeleans love it
- Bundle discounts – Save money when you bundle internet with a phone and/or TV plan.
- 100% fiber-optic network – Get the fastest internet speeds with AT&T’s fiber internet plans where available.
Frontier also offers DSL and fiber options around the Los Angeles metro area with speeds ranging from 1 to 90 Mbps for DSL and 50 to 1,000 Mbps for fiber internet.
Why Angeleans love it
- No data caps – Never worry about going over your data limit while gaming or streaming.
- Price guarantee – Get a 2-year price guarantee, even without an annual contract.
Fastest internet in Los Angeles
While more than 99% of the population in Los Angeles has access to internet speeds of at least 100 Mbps, according to the FCC, the city is behind when it comes to faster speeds compared to other metropolitan areas nationwide.
Internet speeds of 250 Mbps or greater are only available to about 7% of Los Angeles residents. In comparison, these fast speeds are available to about half of the population nationwide. About 6 percent of Los Angeles has access to even faster speeds of 1,000 Mbps, compared to about 13% of the population across the U.S.
Fastest max advertised download speeds in Los Angeles, CA
- AT&T – 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier – 1,000 Mbps
- Race Telecommunications – 1,000 Mbps
- Sonic Telecom – 1,000 Mbps
- Spectrum – 940 Mbps
While providers may advertise fast internet speeds, they may not be available at your residence. For instance, AT&T’s fiber-optic internet connection with speeds ranging from 100 to 1,000 Mbps is only available in areas like downtown LA, Glendale, Pasadena and West Hollywood. Gigabit internet of 1,000 Mbps from Race Telecommunications is only available in Playa Vista.
Los Angeles, CA Wi-Fi hotspots
When you’re out and about in LA, it’s important to stay connected. Wi-Fi hotspots and free public Wi-Fi are great ways to get service on the go. Be mindful not to share sensitive information and avoid activity that involves passwords on public networks to avoid potential internet threats.
Where to find public Wi-Fi in LA:
- Coffee shops like Blue Bottle Coffee, Groundwork, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, République and Starbucks
- Los Angeles Public Library branches
- Outdoor plazas & shopping centers, such as FIGat7th, Little Tokyo, Hollywood & Highland Center, Microsoft Square or Westfield Century City
- Museums like the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Hammer Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- Municipalities, such as the neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, Culver City or Santa Monica
- Parks, such as Cabrillo Beach, Echo Park Lake, Griffith Observatory, Pershing Square, Reseda Park and Venice Beach
- Restaurants & breweries, including Angel City Brewery, the Black Cat, Eastside Market Italian Deli, Grand Central Market, Hill Street Bar & Restaurant, LA Cafe, Larchmont Bungalow Cafe, Semi-Tropic and Sunset Beer Company
- Sports stadiums and centers, such as Dodger Stadium, the Los Angeles Convention Center and the STAPLES Center
You may also be able to take advantage of Wi-Fi hotspots from your provider. For instance, AT&T has hotspots located around Los Angeles and Spectrum has 550,000 hotspots across the nation including throughout LA.
Moving to LA
Whether you’re looking for sun and fun, to make it big in Hollywood or launch a start-up in Silicon Beach, here are some resources that can help you get settled in when moving to Los Angeles.
Rely on Allconnect to help you set up internet service, as well as TV, home phone, home security and more during your move to Los Angeles. Call now to compare providers and plans in your area.
Last updated 03/06/19.
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