Internet providers in Hayward, CA

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Hayward internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Hayward 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 Hayward area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Hayward residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.740% of those living in Hayward.

There are nine internet providers serving the Hayward area, and 96.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hayward's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Hayward

The largest internet providers in Hayward are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Hayward.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hayward residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Hayward’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hayward 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

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Hayward covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hayward 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 Hayward, $47.49.

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 Hayward, $0.83.

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 Hayward. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hayward's providers, 528 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

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Hayward covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hayward 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 Hayward, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hayward, $0.83.

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 Hayward. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hayward's providers, 528 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 Hayward covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hayward 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hayward, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hayward, $0.83.

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 Hayward. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hayward's providers, 528 Mbps.

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Hayward, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.737%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -Wired18%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -DSL13%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Hayward with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.737% of households in Hayward. The next fastest internet provider in Hayward is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Hayward with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hayward, $47.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hayward, covering 4.737% 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.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.