Internet providers in 95949

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Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL51%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable15%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable55%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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95949 internet service at a glance

At 79%, broadband coverage in the 95949 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of California - 93%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 95949 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 62% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 51% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Grass Valley, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 95949 area, and 35.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 95949, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 95949

The largest internet providers serving the 95949 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Suddenlink bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 95949 ZIP code, covering 51% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 15% of the area. Grass Valley’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink, offers cable to around 55% of residents in the 95949 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

51%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 95949 ZIP code, covering 51% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 Grass Valley, $43.00.

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 Grass Valley, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 95949 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 51% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grass Valley's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 95949 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 95949 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 Grass Valley, $43.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grass Valley, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 95949 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grass Valley's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

55%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to about half of households in the 95949 ZIP code, covering 55% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 95949 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Grass Valley, $43.00.

Suddenlink 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 Grass Valley, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 95949 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grass Valley's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 95949 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 95949 and the greater Grass Valley area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Grass Valley at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Grass Valley at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 95949 ZIP, 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 95949 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 95949 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 55% of households in 95949. The next fastest internet provider in the 95949 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 95949 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grass Valley, $43.00.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

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%.