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Internet Service Providers in Los Altos, CA

Los Altos, CA has a total of 17 internet providers including  1 Cable providers, 5 DSL providers, 6 Copper providers, 3 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 27Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Los Altos, CA for broadband service. An Underdog score of 27 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 5 Broadband Providers in Los Altos, CA (View all internet providers in Los Altos, CA below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

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

HughesNet provides Satellite in Los Altos, 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 logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Los Altos, 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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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Los Altos, CA

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse logo

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 Los Altos, 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
98.38%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Xfinity by Comcast logo

Xfinity by Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity by Comcast provides Cable in Los Altos, CA

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
96.06%Excellent Coverage
Xfinity by Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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2 Television Providers in Los Altos, CA

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Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides Television in Los Altos, 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 Los Altos, 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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2 Cell Phone Providers in Los Altos, CA

T-Mobile logo

T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Los Altos, 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 Los Altos, 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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All 12 Broadband Service Providers in Los Altos, CA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Cruzio Internet logoCruzio Internet30 Mbps30 MbpsFixed Wireless
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
98.38%
Xfinity by Comcast logoXfinity by Comcast250 Mbps25 MbpsCable and Television
96.06%
Raw Bandwidth Communications logoRaw Bandwidth Communications40 Mbps3 MbpsDSL and Copper
39.51%
Sonic Telecom logoSonic Telecom80 Mbps12 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper
34.75%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
13.86%
Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber and Copper~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
Zayo Group logoZayo Group~~Fiber, Copper and Fixed Wireless~

Average Download Speed For Los Altos, CA

266 Mbps

Los Altos, CA's Broadband Profile

19,704 of the residents of Los Altos have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 68.00% of Los Altos is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 9,272 people with NO Internet access in Los Altos, CA.

Internet Speed Facts For Los Altos, CA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Los Altos, CA is 266 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 1,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 207 Mbps in Los Altos.

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

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Average Advertised Speeds in Los Altos, CA
DownUp
Cable (1)250 Mbps25 Mbps
DSL (5)33 Mbps3 Mbps
Copper (6)12 Mbps12 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (3)30 Mbps30 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Los Altos, CA

Los Altos Library
13 S. San Antonio Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 948-7683
Woodland Library
1975 Grant Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 969-6030