Internet providers in North Highlands, CA

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North Highlands, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.491%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable72%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic17%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired3.679%
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North Highlands internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in North Highlands 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 North Highlands area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of North Highlands 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 17% of those living in North Highlands.

There are seven internet providers serving the North Highlands area, and 96.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among North Highlands's seven internet providers, prices start at $27 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in North Highlands

The largest internet providers in North Highlands are AT&T, Xfinity, and Consolidated Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to North Highlands.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all North Highlands residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 72% of the area. North Highlands’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 17% of North Highlands residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in North Highlands 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 North Highlands, $43.00.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in North Highlands, $2.69.

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 North Highlands. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all North Highlands's providers, 370 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

72%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in North Highlands covering 72% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but North Highlands 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 North Highlands, $43.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in North Highlands, $2.69.

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 North Highlands. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all North Highlands's providers, 370 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$27/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in North Highlands covering 17% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Consolidated Communications start at $27/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in North Highlands, $43.00.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in North Highlands, $2.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in North Highlands. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all North Highlands's providers, 370 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in North Highlands with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.491% of households in North Highlands. The next fastest internet provider in North Highlands is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 72% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in North Highlands with plans starting at $27/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in North Highlands, $43.00.

Consolidated Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in North Highlands, covering 17% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in North Highlands and is available to 0.491% of households.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.