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Internet providers in Carmichael, CA

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Carmichael, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.866%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic44%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL1.905%
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Carmichael internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Carmichael 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 Carmichael area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Carmichael residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in Carmichael.

There are seven internet providers serving the Carmichael area, and 97.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carmichael's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Carmichael

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 174 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Communications 98 Mbps 93 Mbps Fiber-optic
AT&T 56 Mbps 26 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Carmichael

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Carmichael residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Carmichael’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 44% of Carmichael 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

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Carmichael covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Carmichael 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Carmichael, $49.16.

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 Carmichael, $1.45.

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 Carmichael. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carmichael's providers, 374 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Carmichael covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Carmichael 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 Carmichael, $49.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carmichael, $1.45.

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 Carmichael. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carmichael's providers, 374 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

44%

Fiber-optic from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to about half of households in Carmichael covering 44% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Consolidated Communications start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Carmichael, $49.16.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carmichael, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Carmichael. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carmichael's providers, 374 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Carmichael and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Carmichael at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Carmichael at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Carmichael 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 Carmichael with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Carmichael. The next fastest internet provider in Carmichael is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 7.866% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Carmichael with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carmichael, $49.16.

Consolidated Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carmichael, covering 44% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Carmichael and is available to 7.866% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.