Internet providers in Fountain Valley, CA

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Fountain Valley internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Fountain Valley 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 20% of those living in Fountain Valley.

There are six internet providers serving the Fountain Valley area, and 99.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fountain Valley's six internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Fountain Valley

The largest internet providers in Fountain Valley are AT&T and Frontier bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to Fountain Valley.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Fountain Valley residents, covering 33% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 68% of the area. Fountain Valley’s third most-available internet provider, Frontier, offers fiber-optic to around 20% of Fountain Valley residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

33%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Fountain Valley covering 33% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Fountain Valley 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fountain Valley, $46.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fountain Valley, $1.27.

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 Fountain Valley. These download speeds are available to 33% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fountain Valley's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to most households in Fountain Valley covering 68% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Fountain Valley 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 Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fountain Valley, $46.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fountain Valley, $1.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Fountain Valley. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fountain Valley's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

20%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in Fountain Valley covering 20% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fountain Valley, $46.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fountain Valley, $1.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Fountain Valley. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fountain Valley's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fountain Valley, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL33%
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 MbpsDSL68%
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic20%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL5.985%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Fountain Valley with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fountain Valley. The next fastest internet provider in Fountain Valley is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 33% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Fountain Valley with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fountain Valley, $46.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fountain Valley, covering 20% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.