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Internet providers in Hercules, CA

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Hercules, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired35%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL25%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hercules internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hercules 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 Hercules area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Hercules residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in Hercules.

There are six internet providers serving the Hercules area, and 97.50% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hercules's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hercules

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 87 Mbps 46 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 189 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Hercules

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hercules residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Hercules’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 25% of Hercules residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Hercules covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hercules 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hercules, $51.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hercules, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Hercules. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hercules's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Hercules covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hercules 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 Hercules, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hercules, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Hercules. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hercules's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

25%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Hercules covering 25% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Hercules 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 Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hercules, $51.99.

Sonic Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hercules, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Hercules. These download speeds are available to 25% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hercules's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hercules and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hercules at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hercules at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hercules residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Hercules with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Hercules. The next fastest internet provider in Hercules is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Hercules with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hercules, $51.99.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.