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Internet providers in Gold River, CA

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Sonic $40 10 - 40 MbpsDSL11%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired11%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Gold River internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Gold River area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gold River's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Gold River

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Gold River residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Gold River’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic, offers DSL to around 11% of Gold River residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Gold River covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Gold River 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gold River, $43.33.

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 Gold River, $1.44.

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 Gold River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gold River's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Gold River covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Gold River 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 Gold River, $43.33.

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 Gold River, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Gold River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gold River's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Sonic DSL internet

Provider

Sonic

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from Sonic offers broadband to a limited number of households in Gold River covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic uses telephone lines in Gold River 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 Gold River, $43.33.

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 Gold River, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Gold River. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gold River's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Gold River and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gold River at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Gold River at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Gold River residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Gold River may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Gold River DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Gold River with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Gold River. The next fastest internet provider in Gold River is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Gold River with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gold River, $43.33.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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%.

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.