Internet providers in Richmond, CA

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Richmond internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Richmond 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 Richmond area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Richmond residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Richmond, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the Richmond area, and 97.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richmond's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Richmond

The largest internet providers in Richmond are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Richmond.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Richmond residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Richmond’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Richmond residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/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 Richmond covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Richmond 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $1.48.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 278 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Richmond covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Richmond 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 Richmond, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $1.48.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 278 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Richmond covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Richmond where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Richmond, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -Wired18%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -DSL13%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL4.268%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Richmond with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Richmond. The next fastest internet provider in Richmond is Etheric Networks, Inc., offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 4.841% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Richmond with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $47.49.

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.

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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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.