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Internet providers in Rio Linda, CA

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Rio Linda, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Winters Broadband - -Wireless100%
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Rio Linda internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rio Linda 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 Rio Linda area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Rio Linda residents. 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 70% of those living in Rio Linda.

There are five internet providers serving the Rio Linda area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rio Linda's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rio Linda

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 150 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 197 Mbps 144 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Rio Linda

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Rio Linda residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Rio Linda’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Rio Linda residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Rio Linda covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Rio Linda 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 Rio Linda, $54.99.

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 Rio Linda, $2.29.

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 10 Mbps in Rio Linda. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rio Linda's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Rio Linda covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rio Linda 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 Rio Linda, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio Linda, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Rio Linda. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rio Linda's providers, 70 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rio Linda 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Rio Linda, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio Linda, $2.29.

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 Rio Linda. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rio Linda's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Rio Linda with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Rio Linda. The next fastest internet provider in Rio Linda is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Rio Linda with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rio Linda, $54.99.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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%.

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.

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.