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Internet Service Providers in Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, CA has a total of 11 internet providers including  3 Fiber providers, 2 Cable providers, 1 DSL providers, 2 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 20Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Bakersfield, CA for broadband service. An Underdog score of 20 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 4 Broadband Providers in Bakersfield, CA

Best Choice
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HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Bakersfield, CA

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Bakersfield, CA

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Bakersfield, CA

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
66.03%Good Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Bright House Networks

Bright House Internet (Standard plan or better) gives you access to over 450,000 FREE WiFi HotSpots nationwide, so you can get online wherever you go!

Bright House Networks provides Fiber and Cable in Bakersfield, CA

  • Experience WIFI Internet anywhere around your home
  • FREE access to thousands of Bright House WiFi HotSpots
  • Free McAfee® AntiVirus and Parental Controls
55.97%Good Coverage
Bright House Networks internet pricing starting at:
N/A

(844) 382-8235

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2 Television Providers in Bakersfield, CA

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Bakersfield, CA

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Bakersfield, CA

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Bakersfield, CA

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Bakersfield, CA

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Bakersfield, CA

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Bakersfield, CA

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 7 Broadband Service Providers in Bakersfield, CA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
ViaSat logoViaSat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
unWired Broadband logounWired Broadband21 Mbps5 MbpsFixed Wireless
98.29%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
66.03%
Bright House Networks logoBright House Networks90 Mbps10 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
55.97%
Spectrum logoSpectrum90 Mbps10 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
55.97%

Average Download Speed For Bakersfield, CA

54 Mbps

Bakersfield, CA's Broadband Profile

23,628,800 of the residents of Bakersfield have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 99.53% of Bakersfield is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 111,195 people with NO Internet access in Bakersfield, CA.

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Internet Speed Facts For Bakersfield, CA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Bakersfield, CA is 54 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 90 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 6 Mbps in Bakersfield.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Bakersfield, CA is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Bakersfield is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Broadband Internet Coverage in Bakersfield, CA
Average Advertised Speeds in Bakersfield, CA
DownUp
Fiber (3)75 Mbps8 Mbps
Cable (2)90 Mbps10 Mbps
DSL (1)23 Mbps3 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (2)21 Mbps5 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Bakersfield, CA

Beale Memorial Library
701 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 868-0701
Kern County Library - Baker
1400 Baker Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 861-2390
Kern County Library - Bryce C. Rathbun
200 West China Grade Loop
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 393-6431
Kern County Library - Eleanor Wilson
1901 Wilson Road
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 834-4044
Kern County Library - Holloway-Gonzales
506 East Brundage Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 861-2083
Kern County Library - Northeast
3725 Columbus Street
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 871-9017
Kern County Library - Southwest
8301 Ming Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-7716
Olive Drive Fire Research Center
5642 Victor Street
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 391-7106