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Internet providers in Mountain View, CA

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Mountain View, CA internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic27%
AT&T $30 100 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
Sonic $40 10 - 12 MbpsWired52%
Sonic $40 10 - 80 MbpsDSL43%
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Mountain View internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Mountain View 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 Mountain View area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Mountain View 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 27% of those living in Mountain View.

There are nine internet providers serving the Mountain View area, and 96.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mountain View's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Mountain View

The largest internet providers in Mountain View are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Mountain View.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Mountain View residents, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 27% of the area. Mountain View’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 97% of Mountain View residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Mountain View 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 Mountain View, $52.13.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mountain View, $0.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Mountain View. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mountain View's providers, 377 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

27%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Mountain View covering 27% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Mountain View than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mountain View, $52.13.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mountain View, $0.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Mountain View. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mountain View's providers, 377 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 Mountain View covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mountain View 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 Mountain View, $52.13.

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 Mountain View, $0.97.

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 Mountain View. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mountain View's providers, 377 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Mountain View and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Mountain View at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Mountain View at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Mountain View 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 Mountain View with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 27% of households in Mountain View. The next fastest internet provider in Mountain View is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Mountain View with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mountain View, $52.13.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mountain View, covering 27% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.