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Internet providers in East Palo Alto, CA

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East Palo Alto, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired14%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL12%
HughesNet $64.99 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 98% of East Palo Alto residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in East Palo Alto.

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 5,000 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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East Palo Alto, $55.82.

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 East Palo Alto, $1.92.

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 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, 241 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

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, $55.82.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Palo Alto, $1.92.

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 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, 241 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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, $55.82.

Sonic Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Palo Alto, $1.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 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 faster than the average max speeds from all East Palo Alto's providers, 241 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in East Palo Alto at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $64.99 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

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in East Palo Alto with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in East Palo Alto. The next fastest internet provider in East Palo Alto is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% 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, $55.82.

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.

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.

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.

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.