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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
unWired $59.95 2 - 21 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waterford internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Waterford area, and 99.47% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waterford's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Waterford

The largest internet providers in Waterford are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Waterford.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Waterford residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Waterford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Waterford residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Waterford covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Waterford 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 Waterford, $48.99.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterford, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Waterford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Waterford's providers, 35 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

99%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waterford 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 Waterford, $48.99.

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 Waterford, $1.22.

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 Waterford. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Waterford's providers, 35 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 Waterford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waterford 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 Waterford, $48.99.

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 Waterford, $1.22.

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 Waterford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Waterford's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Waterford with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterford, $48.99.

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%.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.