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Internet providers in Fair Oaks, CA

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Fair Oaks, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired21%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL15%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 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 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Fair Oaks.

There are seven 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 seven 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 Fair Oaks

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 170 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Communications 80 Mbps 74 Mbps DSL
Sonic Telecom 49 Mbps 17 Mbps Wired
AT&T 42 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Fair Oaks

The largest internet providers in Fair Oaks are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom 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 Telecom, offers DSL to around 15% of Fair Oaks 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

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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $49.16.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.49.

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 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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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 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $49.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fair Oaks, $1.49.

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 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 Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

15%

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

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom 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 Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $49.16.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.49.

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 Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fair Oaks at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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

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

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fair Oaks with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $49.16.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.