Internet providers in Golden Hills, CA

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Golden Hills, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL63%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable92%
Race Communications $25.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic27%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Golden Hills internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Golden Hills 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 Golden Hills area will have access to cable, which covers 92% of Golden Hills residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 63% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in Golden Hills.

There are five internet providers serving the Golden Hills area, and 69.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Golden Hills's five internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Golden Hills

The largest internet providers in Golden Hills are AT&T, Spectrum, and Race Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Golden Hills.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Golden Hills residents, covering 63% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 92% of the area. Golden Hills’s third most-available internet provider, Race Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 27% of Golden Hills residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

63%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Golden Hills covering 63% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Golden Hills 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 Golden Hills, $42.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Golden Hills, $0.78.

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 Golden Hills. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Golden Hills's providers, 285 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Golden Hills covering 92% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Golden Hills, $42.00.

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 Golden Hills, $0.78.

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 Golden Hills. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Golden Hills's providers, 285 Mbps.

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Race Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Race Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

27%

Fiber-optic from Race Communications offers broadband to some, but not many households in Golden Hills covering 27% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Race Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Golden Hills, $42.00.

Race Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Golden Hills, $0.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Race Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Golden Hills. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Golden Hills's providers, 285 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Race Communications is the fastest internet provider in Golden Hills with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 27% of households in Golden Hills. The next fastest internet provider in Golden Hills is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Race Communications offers the cheapest internet in Golden Hills with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Golden Hills, $42.00.

Race Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Golden Hills, covering 27% of the city.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.