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Internet providers in Alum Rock, CA

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Alum Rock, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired26%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL22%
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Alum Rock internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alum Rock 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 Alum Rock area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alum Rock residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 88% of those living in Alum Rock.

There are eight internet providers serving the Alum Rock area, and 99.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alum Rock's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alum Rock

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Alum Rock residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 36% of the area. Alum Rock’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Alum Rock 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 Alum Rock covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Alum Rock 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 Alum Rock, $55.82.

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 Alum Rock, $1.80.

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 Alum Rock. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alum Rock's providers, 441 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

36%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Alum Rock covering 36% 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 Alum Rock 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 Alum Rock, $55.82.

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 Alum Rock, $1.80.

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 Alum Rock. These download speeds are available to 36% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alum Rock's providers, 441 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Alum Rock covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alum Rock, $55.82.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alum Rock, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Alum Rock. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alum Rock's providers, 441 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Alum Rock and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Alum Rock at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alum Rock at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alum Rock 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 Alum Rock with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Alum Rock. The next fastest internet provider in Alum Rock is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 36% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Alum Rock with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alum Rock, $55.82.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alum Rock, covering 36% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.