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Internet providers in Alta Sierra, CA

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Alta Sierra, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL52%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable3.836%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alta Sierra internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Alta Sierra is comparable to the rest of California - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alta Sierra area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Alta Sierra residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 52% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Alta Sierra, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Alta Sierra area, and 52.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alta Sierra's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alta Sierra

The largest internet providers in Alta Sierra are AT&T, Suddenlink, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Alta Sierra.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Alta Sierra residents, covering 52% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 96% of the area. Alta Sierra’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Alta Sierra residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

52%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Alta Sierra covering 52% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alta Sierra to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alta Sierra, $43.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alta Sierra, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Alta Sierra. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alta Sierra's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to nearly all households in Alta Sierra covering 96% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alta Sierra residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alta Sierra, $43.00.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alta Sierra, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Alta Sierra. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alta Sierra's providers, 341 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Alta Sierra covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alta Sierra where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alta Sierra, $43.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alta Sierra, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Alta Sierra. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alta Sierra's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in Alta Sierra with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Alta Sierra. The next fastest internet provider in Alta Sierra is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 3.836% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Alta Sierra with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alta Sierra, $43.00.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.