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Internet providers in Union City, CA

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Union City, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic19%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.830%
Sonic Telecom $39.99 24 - 1,000 MbpsWired9.858%
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Union City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Union City 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 Union City area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Union City residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 29% of those living in Union City.

There are eight internet providers serving the Union City area, and 94.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Union City's eight 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 Union City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 201 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Sonic Telecom 36 Mbps 33 Mbps Wired
AT&T 156 Mbps 103 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Union City

The largest internet providers in Union City are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Union City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Union City residents, covering 94% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 19% of the area. Union City’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 96% of Union City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Union City covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Union City 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 Union City, $54.84.

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 Union City, $0.81.

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 20 Mbps in Union City. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Union City's providers, 551 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Union City covering 19% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Union City than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Union City, $54.84.

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 Union City, $0.81.

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 1,000 Mbps in Union City. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Union City's providers, 551 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

96%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Union City 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 Union City, $54.84.

Xfinity 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 Union City, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Union City. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Union City's providers, 551 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Union City, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Union City, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Union City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Union City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Union City at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Union City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Union City may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Union City cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Union City with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Union City. The next fastest internet provider in Union City is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Union City with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Union City, $54.84.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Union City, covering 19% of the city. Xfinity also offers fiber internet in Union City and is available to 0.830% of households.

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.

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.

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.