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Internet providers in East Palo Alto, CA

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East Palo Alto, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired14%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL12%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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East Palo Alto internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the East Palo Alto area, and 99.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among East Palo Alto's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in East Palo Alto

The largest internet providers in East Palo Alto are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to East Palo Alto.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all East Palo Alto residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. East Palo Alto’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 12% of East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto, $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 East Palo Alto, $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 East Palo Alto. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all East Palo Alto'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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in East Palo Alto covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto, $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 East Palo Alto, $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 East Palo Alto. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all East Palo Alto's providers, 210 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

12%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to a limited number of households in East Palo Alto covering 12% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in East Palo Alto 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 Sonic Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in East Palo Alto, $54.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in East Palo Alto. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all East Palo Alto's providers, 210 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in East Palo Alto and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in East Palo Alto at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in East Palo Alto at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in East Palo Alto with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in East Palo Alto. The next fastest internet provider in East Palo Alto is Etheric Networks, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 8.496% of the area.

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

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.