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Internet providers in Castro Valley, CA

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Castro Valley, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired8.889%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL8.129%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Castro Valley internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Castro Valley residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Castro Valley, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Castro Valley area, and 98.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Castro Valley's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Castro Valley

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Castro Valley residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Castro Valley’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Castro Valley residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley, $54.85.

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 Castro Valley, $1.77.

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 Castro Valley. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Castro Valley's providers, 210 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

98%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley, $54.85.

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 Castro Valley, $1.77.

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 Castro Valley. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Castro Valley's providers, 210 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 Castro Valley covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Castro Valley 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Castro Valley, $54.85.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Castro Valley, $1.77.

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 Castro Valley. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Castro Valley's providers, 210 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Castro Valley with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Castro Valley. The next fastest internet provider in Castro Valley is Etheric Networks, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 6.316% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Castro Valley with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Castro Valley, $54.85.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.