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Internet providers in 90242

Find internet providers serving the 90242 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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90242 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL8.160%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.010%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic0.390%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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90242 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 90242 ZIP code 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 90242 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 42% of those living in the 90242 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 90242 area, and 90.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 90242, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Downey

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 79 Mbps 54 Mbps Fiber-optic
AT&T 314 Mbps 188 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 144 Mbps 34 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 90242

The largest internet providers serving the 90242 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 90242 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Downey’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 90242 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 90242 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 90242 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Downey, $58.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Downey, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 90242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Downey's providers, 356 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 90242 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 90242 ZIP 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Downey, $58.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Downey, $0.66.

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 90242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Downey's providers, 356 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 90242 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 90242 ZIP 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Downey, $58.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Downey, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 90242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Downey's providers, 356 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 90242 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 90242 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 8.160% of households in 90242. The next fastest internet provider in the 90242 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 4.010% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 90242 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Downey, $58.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 90242 ZIP code, covering 4.010% of the city. Frontier also offers fiber internet in 90242 and is available to 0.390% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.