Internet providers in Los Altos Hills, CA

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Los Altos Hills internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Los Altos Hills 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 Hills area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Los Altos Hills residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Los Altos Hills, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Los Altos Hills area, and 97.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Los Altos Hills's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Los Altos Hills

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Los Altos Hills residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Los Altos Hills’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Los Altos Hills 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

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Los Altos Hills covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Los Altos Hills 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 Hills, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Los Altos Hills, $1.48.

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 Hills. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Los Altos Hills's providers, 278 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 Hills covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Los Altos Hills 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 Hills, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Los Altos Hills, $1.48.

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 Hills. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Los Altos Hills's providers, 278 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 Hills covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Los Altos Hills 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 Hills, $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 Hills, $1.48.

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 Hills. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Los Altos Hills's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Los Altos Hills, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 95%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 99%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - - DSL 6.394%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - - Wired 6.394%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Los Altos Hills with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Los Altos Hills. The next fastest internet provider in Los Altos Hills is Etheric Networks, Inc., offering download speeds up to 160 Mbps to 1.747% of the area.

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

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.