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Internet providers in Rio Linda, CA

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AT&T $30 100 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Winters Broadband - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 DSL, which covers 100% of Rio Linda residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rio Linda, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 200 Mbps.

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*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

50 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rio Linda, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio Linda, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Rio Linda. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as 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

200 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, $42.49.

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 Rio Linda, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 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*
$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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Rio Linda, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rio Linda, $1.12.

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

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Rio Linda with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Rio Linda. The next fastest internet provider in Rio Linda is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 100% 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, $42.49.

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.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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%.