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Internet providers in Altadena, CA

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Altadena, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic56%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL8.652%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired8.652%
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Altadena internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Altadena 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 Altadena area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Altadena residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in Altadena.

There are six internet providers serving the Altadena area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Altadena's six internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Altadena

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 227 Mbps 168 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 220 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Altadena

The largest internet providers in Altadena are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Altadena.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Altadena residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 56% of the area. Altadena’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Altadena residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Altadena covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Altadena 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Altadena, $50.83.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Altadena, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Altadena. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Altadena's providers, 259 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

56%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Altadena covering 56% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Altadena than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Altadena, $50.83.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Altadena, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Altadena. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Altadena's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Altadena covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Altadena, $50.83.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Altadena, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Altadena. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Altadena's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Altadena, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Altadena, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Altadena and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Altadena at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Altadena at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Altadena residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Altadena with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Altadena. The next fastest internet provider in Altadena is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 56% of the area.

ConnectTo Communications offers the cheapest internet in Altadena with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Altadena, $50.83.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Altadena, covering 56% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.