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Internet providers in Taft, CA

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
unWired $59.95 2 - 21 MbpsWireless100%
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Taft internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Taft 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 Taft area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Taft residents. No DSL or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Taft, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Taft area. Among Taft's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Taft

The largest internet providers in Taft are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Taft.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Taft residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Taft’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Taft residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Taft covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Taft residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Taft, $53.73.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Taft, $2.15.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Taft. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Taft's providers, 93 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 Taft covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Taft 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Taft, $53.73.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Taft, $2.15.

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 Taft. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Taft's providers, 93 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Taft covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Taft 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Taft, $53.73.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Taft, $2.15.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Taft. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Taft's providers, 93 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Taft with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Taft. The next fastest internet provider in Taft is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Taft with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Taft, $53.73.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.