Internet providers in Ford City, CA

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Ford City, CA internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
unWired Broadband - -Wireless100%
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Ford City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ford City 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 Ford City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ford City residents. No DSL or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ford City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Ford City area. Among Ford City's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ford City

The largest internet providers in Ford City are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Ford City.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Ford City residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ford City’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Ford City residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Ford City covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ford City, $51.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ford City, $0.65.

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 Ford City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ford City's providers, 117 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ford City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ford City 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Ford City, $51.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ford City, $0.65.

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 Ford City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ford City's providers, 117 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Ford City covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ford City 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ford City, $51.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ford City, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ford City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ford City's providers, 117 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ford City with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ford City. The next fastest internet provider in Ford City is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Ford City with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Ford City, $51.66.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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%.