Internet providers in Alum Rock, CA

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Alum Rock, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired26%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL22%
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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 DSL, which covers 100% of Alum Rock residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 36% 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 1,000 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*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alum Rock, $56.73.

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 Alum Rock, $1.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Alum Rock. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alum Rock's providers, 333 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alum Rock, $56.73.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alum Rock, $1.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 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, 333 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 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, $56.73.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alum Rock, $1.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 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, 333 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 about average in Alum Rock at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Alum Rock at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Alum Rock may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Alum Rock DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Alum Rock with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 36% of households in Alum Rock. The next fastest internet provider in Alum Rock is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% 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, $56.73.

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

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.