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Internet providers in 96161

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL91%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable10%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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96161 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 96161 ZIP code 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 96161 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Truckee, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 96161 area, and 91.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 96161, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 96161

The largest internet providers serving the 96161 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Suddenlink Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 96161 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 10% of the area. Truckee’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink Communications, offers cable to around 91% of residents in the 96161 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 96161 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 Truckee, $43.00.

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 Truckee, $0.88.

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 96161 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Truckee's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 96161 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 96161 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Truckee, $43.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Truckee, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 96161 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Truckee's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 96161 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 96161 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Truckee, $43.00.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Truckee, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 96161 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Truckee's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 96161 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 96161 and the greater Truckee area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Truckee at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Truckee at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 96161 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 96161 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 96161 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 96161. The next fastest internet provider in the 96161 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 10% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 96161 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Truckee, $43.00.

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Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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%.

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