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Internet providers in Oakland, CA

Compare the top service providers in Oakland to find the best internet speed, availability and pricing in the area. Work with Allconnect® to help you find the provider that’s right for you and the area in which you live.

Internet options in Oakland, CA

If you’ve recently moved to the Oakland area, you may be looking to establish new services with local TV and internet providers. But comparing all of the available companies to work with and the value of their services can take time. Let us help you streamline this process by comparing all the best providers for you in the Oakland area.

Oakland internet at a glance

In Oakland, there are currently 14 different residential internet providers to choose from. Depending on where you live and the ZIP code for your address, there may be multiple providers for you to choose from.

Internet availability in Oakland, CA

Oakland residential internet providers

Compare the largest internet providers in Oakland

In Oakland, there are many internet service providers to choose from. However, the three largest internet providers in the area are AT&T, Xfinity and HughesNet. Here is how each provider compares when looking at their overall service, availability and pricing options.

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Allconnect Rating

3.54 / 5

Availability for other Oakland internet providers

  • Google Fiber – Fiber-optic network available to 16% of Oakland with multiple service plans available and internet speeds up to 500 Mbps.
  • EarthLink – DSL and fiber-optic service provider with coverage of 47% in the Oakland area. 

Find Oakland internet providers near you. Click “Shop providers” to search for Oakland internet by ZIP code, or call to shop plans for your address.

Fastest internet in Oakland

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Oakland – 96%

California – 76%

U.S. – 73%

Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Oakland – 46%

California – 14%

U.S. – 16%

The fastest internet services in Oakland more than likely are from providers using a fiber-optic or cable/fiber-optic network. Here’s a look at the fastest fiber-optic and cable internet providers in the Oakland area.

Oakland’s fastest max advertised download speeds

  • AT&T – DSL and fiber-optic network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Sonic – DSL and fiber-optic network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink – DSL and fiber-optic network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity– Cable network with internet speeds up to 987 Mbps
  • Raw Bandwidth Communications – DSL network with speeds up to 40 Mbps

Call or click below to find and compare the fastest Oakland internet plans in your area.

Cheapest internet service providers in Oakland

If you’re looking for a lower cost internet service solution in Oakland, there are many providers to choose from with plans that start below $50/mo. Another way to save on costs is bundling your TV services if applicable.

Cheap internet plans in Oakland

  • AT&T – $30.00/mo.* for up to 5 Mbps
  • Xfinity Performance Starter– $29.99/mo.* for up to 15 Mbps
  • EarthLink HyperLink 50 – $49.95/mo.* for up to 50 Mbps
  • Sonic Fusion X1 – $40.00/mo.* for up to 20 Mbps

Call or click below to find and compare the cheapest Oakland internet plans in your area.

Free Wi-Fi hotspots in Oakland

A great way to extend your internet coverage all throughout the city is by accessing public Wi-Fi hotspots around Oakland. Keep in mind, though, that public Wi-Fi hotspots are unsecured and you should avoid transmitting any sensitive information when connected.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Oakland:

  • Hive
  • Farley’s East
  • Cafe Dejena
  • Alice Street Bakery Cafe
  • Alameda Free Library
  • Haddon Hill Cafe

If you subscribe to internet services from AT&T, Xfinity or HughesNet, they offer their customers unlimited access to their free Wi-Fi hotspot network throughout Oakland and nationwide. The availability of these hotspots will vary by provider.