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Internet providers in Piedmont, CA

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Piedmont, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.666%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -Wired19%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 -DSL17%
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Piedmont internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Piedmont 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 Piedmont area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Piedmont residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.670% of those living in Piedmont.

There are seven internet providers serving the Piedmont area, and 98.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Piedmont's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Piedmont

The largest internet providers in Piedmont are AT&T, Xfinity, and Sonic Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Piedmont.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Piedmont residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Piedmont’s third most-available internet provider, Sonic Telecom, offers DSL to around 17% of Piedmont 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 Piedmont covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Piedmont 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 Piedmont, $51.27.

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 Piedmont, $2.85.

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 Piedmont. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Piedmont's providers, 381 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Piedmont covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Piedmont 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 Piedmont, $51.27.

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 Piedmont, $2.85.

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 Piedmont. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Piedmont's providers, 381 Mbps.

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Sonic Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Sonic Telecom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

17%

DSL from Sonic Telecom offers broadband to a limited number of households in Piedmont covering 17% of the area.

DSL internet from Sonic Telecom uses telephone lines in Piedmont 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 Piedmont, $51.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sonic Telecom offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Piedmont. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Piedmont's providers, 381 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Piedmont with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.666% of households in Piedmont. The next fastest internet provider in Piedmont is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Piedmont with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Piedmont, $51.27.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Piedmont, covering 2.666% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.