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Internet providers in East Palo Alto, CA

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired14%
Sonic $40 10 - 80 MbpsDSL12%
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 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, 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, $49.16.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Palo Alto, $1.64.

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, 221 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, $49.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Palo Alto, $1.64.

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, 221 Mbps.

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Sonic DSL internet

Provider

Sonic

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

12%

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

DSL internet from Sonic 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 start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in East Palo Alto, $49.16.

Sonic customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Palo Alto, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic 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, 221 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 significantly 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.

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, $49.16.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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%.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.