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Internet providers in El Cerrito, CA

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El Cerrito, CA internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.349%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable88%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable12%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired18%
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El Cerrito internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of El Cerrito residents. 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 2.350% of those living in El Cerrito.

There are 11 internet providers serving the El Cerrito area, and 99.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among El Cerrito's 11 internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in El Cerrito

The largest internet providers in El Cerrito are AT&T, Xfinity, and Spectrum bringing DSL and cable options to El Cerrito.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all El Cerrito residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 88% of the area. El Cerrito’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 12% of El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito, $48.57.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in El Cerrito, $1.01.

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 El Cerrito. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all El Cerrito's providers, 375 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

88%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in El Cerrito covering 88% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito, $48.57.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in El Cerrito, $1.01.

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 El Cerrito. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all El Cerrito's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to a limited number of households in El Cerrito covering 12% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in El Cerrito, $48.57.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in El Cerrito, $1.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in El Cerrito. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all El Cerrito's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in El Cerrito and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in El Cerrito at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in El Cerrito at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many El Cerrito residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in El Cerrito with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.349% of households in El Cerrito. The next fastest internet provider in El Cerrito is California Internet, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.363% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in El Cerrito with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in El Cerrito, $48.57.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in El Cerrito, covering 2.349% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.