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Internet providers in Fair Oaks, CA

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired21%
Sonic $40 10 - 80 MbpsDSL15%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 15 MbpsDSL4.492%
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Fair Oaks internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Fair Oaks residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fair Oaks, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Fair Oaks area, and 99.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fair Oaks's eight internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fair Oaks

The largest internet providers in Fair Oaks are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic bringing DSL and cable options to Fair Oaks.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Fair Oaks residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Fair Oaks’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic, offers DSL to around 15% of Fair Oaks residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Fair Oaks covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Fair Oaks 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.16.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.31.

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 Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fair Oaks's providers, 200 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

98%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.16.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.31.

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 Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fair Oaks's providers, 200 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

15%

DSL from Sonic offers broadband to a limited number of households in Fair Oaks covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic uses telephone lines in Fair Oaks 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.16.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.31.

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 Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fair Oaks's providers, 200 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fair Oaks and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fair Oaks at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fair Oaks at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Fair Oaks. The next fastest internet provider in Fair Oaks is Sonic, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Fair Oaks with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.16.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

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.