Internet providers in August, CA

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August internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in August 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 August area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of August residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in August, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the August area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among August's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in August

The largest internet providers in August are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to August.

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

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in August 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in August, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in August, $1.48.

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 August. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all August's providers, 275 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 August covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but August 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 August, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in August, $1.48.

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 August. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all August's providers, 275 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 August covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of August 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 August, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in August, $1.48.

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 August. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all August's providers, 275 Mbps.

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August, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
unWired Broadband Inc. - -Wireless100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in August with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in August. The next fastest internet provider in August is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in August with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in August, $47.49.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.