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Internet providers in 94601

Find internet providers serving the 94601 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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94601 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired67%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL38%
Google Fiber $70.00 1,000 - 2,000 MbpsWired2.190%
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94601 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 94601 ZIP code 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 94601 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. 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 96% of those living in the 94601 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 94601 area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 94601, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Oakland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 188 Mbps 130 Mbps DSL
Sonic Telecom 387 Mbps 313 Mbps Wired
Xfinity 233 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 94601

The largest internet providers serving the 94601 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 94601 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Oakland’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 38% of residents in the 94601 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 94601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $51.74.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 94601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 187 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 94601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 94601 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 Oakland, $51.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 94601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 187 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

38%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 94601 ZIP code, covering 38% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines 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 Sonic Telecom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $51.74.

Sonic Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in 94601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 187 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 94601 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 94601 and the greater Oakland area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oakland at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oakland at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 94601 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 94601 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 94601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 94601. The next fastest internet provider in the 94601 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 94601 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $51.74.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.