Internet providers in Los Altos, CA

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Los Altos internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Los Altos 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 Los Altos area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Los Altos 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 6.080% of those living in Los Altos.

There are nine internet providers serving the Los Altos area, and 99.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Los Altos'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 Los Altos

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Los Altos residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Los Altos’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Los Altos 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

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Los Altos covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Los Altos 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 Los Altos, $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 Los Altos, $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 Los Altos. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Los Altos's providers, 778 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

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Los Altos 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 Los Altos, $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 Los Altos, $0.78.

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 Los Altos. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Los Altos's providers, 778 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 Los Altos covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Los Altos 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 Los Altos, $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 Los Altos, $0.78.

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 Los Altos. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Los Altos's providers, 778 Mbps.

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Los Altos, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 5.813%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 100%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.266%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 99%
Raw Bandwidth Telecom, Inc. - - DSL 44%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Los Altos with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.813% of households in Los Altos. The next fastest internet provider in Los Altos is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.266% of the area.

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

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Los Altos, covering 5.813% of the city. Xfinity also offers fiber internet in Los Altos and is available to 0.266% of households.

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.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.