Internet providers in Walnut Creek, CA

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Walnut Creek internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Walnut Creek residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Walnut Creek, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the Walnut Creek area, and 99.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Walnut Creek's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Walnut Creek

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Walnut Creek residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Walnut Creek’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Walnut Creek residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Walnut Creek covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Walnut Creek 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Walnut Creek, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Walnut Creek, $1.48.

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 Walnut Creek. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Walnut Creek's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Walnut Creek covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek, $47.49.

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 Walnut Creek, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Walnut Creek. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Walnut Creek's providers, 278 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 Walnut Creek covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Walnut Creek, $1.48.

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 Walnut Creek. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Walnut Creek's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Walnut Creek, CA internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
WaveDivision Holdings, LLC - -Cable78%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -Wired22%
Sonic Telecom, LLC - -DSL17%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

WaveDivision Holdings, LLC is the fastest internet provider in Walnut Creek with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.003% of households in Walnut Creek. The next fastest internet provider in Walnut Creek is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Walnut Creek with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Walnut Creek, $47.49.

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.