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Internet providers in 94609

Find internet providers serving the 94609 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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94609 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic22%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired99%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsDSL54%
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94609 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 94609 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 94609 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL 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 89% of those living in the 94609 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 94609 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 94609, 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
Sonic Telecom 268 Mbps 234 Mbps Wired
AT&T 127 Mbps 85 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 174 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 94609

The largest internet providers serving the 94609 ZIP code are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 94609 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 22% of the area. Oakland’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 94609 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 94609 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, $54.27.

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, $0.33.

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 94609 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, 345 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 94609 ZIP code, covering 22% 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 94609 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $54.27.

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, $0.33.

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 1,000 Mbps in 94609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 345 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 94609 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 94609 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, $54.27.

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, $0.33.

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 94609 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, 345 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 94609 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 94609 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 94609 ZIP, 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 Oakland may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Oakland DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 94609 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 94609 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 94609. The next fastest internet provider in the 94609 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 94609 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $54.27.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 94609 ZIP code, covering 22% of the city.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.