Internet providers in Jackson, CA

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Jackson, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable99%
Volcano Communications Company $67.00 25 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic19%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Jackson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Jackson 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 Jackson area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Jackson 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 19% of those living in Jackson.

There are six internet providers serving the Jackson area, and 98.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jackson's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Jackson

The largest internet providers in Jackson are AT&T, Xfinity, and Volcano Communications Company bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Jackson.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Jackson residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Jackson’s third most-available internet provider, Volcano Communications Company, offers fiber-optic to around 19% of Jackson residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Jackson 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 Jackson, $47.40.

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 Jackson, $1.97.

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 Jackson. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jackson's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Jackson 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 Jackson, $47.40.

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 Jackson, $1.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Jackson. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Jackson's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Volcano Communications Company fiber-optic internet

Provider

Volcano Communications Company

Starting price*
$67/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Fiber-optic from Volcano Communications Company offers broadband to a limited number of households in Jackson covering 19% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Volcano Communications Company start at $67/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Jackson, $47.40.

Volcano Communications Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.68 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jackson, $1.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Volcano Communications Company offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Jackson. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jackson's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Jackson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Jackson at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Jackson at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Jackson DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Jackson with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Jackson. The next fastest internet provider in Jackson is Volcano Communications Company, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Jackson with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jackson, $47.40.

Volcano Communications Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Jackson, covering 19% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.