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Internet providers in Elk Grove, CA

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Elk Grove, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL2.776%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic69%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elk Grove internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Elk Grove residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 71% of those living in Elk Grove.

There are nine internet providers serving the Elk Grove area, and 96.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elk Grove's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Elk Grove

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 185 Mbps 211 Mbps DSL
Consolidated Communications 121 Mbps 103 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 184 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Elk Grove

The largest internet providers in Elk Grove are Xfinity, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, fiber-optic, and satellite options to Elk Grove.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Elk Grove residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Consolidated Communications, which covers 69% of the area. Elk Grove’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Elk Grove residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Elk Grove covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove, $56.61.

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 Elk Grove, $2.57.

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 Elk Grove. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elk Grove's providers, 182 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

69%

Fiber-optic from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to most households in Elk Grove covering 69% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Consolidated Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Elk Grove than other internet types.

Internet prices for Consolidated Communications start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Elk Grove, $56.61.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elk Grove, $2.57.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Elk Grove. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elk Grove's providers, 182 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 Elk Grove covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove, $56.61.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elk Grove, $2.57.

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 Elk Grove. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elk Grove's providers, 182 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Elk Grove with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.776% of households in Elk Grove. The next fastest internet provider in Elk Grove is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Elk Grove with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elk Grove, $56.61.

Consolidated Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elk Grove, covering 69% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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%.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.