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Internet Service Providers in Oakland, CA

Broadband Score of 29Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Oakland, CA for broadband service. An Underdog score of 29 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 Oakland, CA (View all internet providers in Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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
66.69%Good 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 Oakland, 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
51.99%Good Coverage
Xfinity by Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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2 Television Providers in Oakland, CA

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Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides Television in Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 Oakland, CA

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

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

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

(844) 402-2497

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All 14 Broadband Service Providers in Oakland, CA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
66.69%
Xfinity by Comcast logoXfinity by Comcast250 Mbps25 MbpsCable and Television
51.99%
Sonic Telecom logoSonic Telecom1,000 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper
24.74%
Unwired logoUnwired14 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, Copper and Fixed Wireless
7.88%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
5.45%
Raw Bandwidth Communications logoRaw Bandwidth Communications40 Mbps3 MbpsDSL and Copper
0.20%
Cruzio Internet logoCruzio Internet30 Mbps30 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.19%
Tekify Broadband logoTekify Broadband100 Mbps100 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.18%
In the Stix Broadband logoIn the Stix Broadband15 Mbps15 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.07%
Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber and Copper~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Oakland, CA

81 Mbps

Oakland, CA's Broadband Profile

265,692 of the residents of Oakland have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 68.00% of Oakland is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 125,032 people with NO Internet access in Oakland, CA.

Internet Speed Facts For Oakland, CA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Oakland, CA is 81 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 250 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 8 Mbps in Oakland.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Oakland, CA is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Oakland 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 Oakland, CA
DownUp
Fiber (5)1,000 Mbps100 Mbps
Cable (1)250 Mbps25 Mbps
DSL (5)35 Mbps3 Mbps
Copper (6)12 Mbps12 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (5)15 Mbps10 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Oakland, CA

African American Museum Library At Oakland
659 - 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 637-0200
Asian Branch Library
388 - 9th St. Suite 190
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 273-3400
Brookfield Village Library
9255 Edes Ave.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 615-5725
Cesar E. Chavez Branch Library
1900 Fruitvale Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 535-5620
Dimond Branch Library
3565 Fruitvale Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 482-7844
Eastmont Branch Library
7200 Bancroft Ave. Suite 211
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 615-5726
Elmhurst Branch Library
1427 - 88th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 615-5727
Lakeview Branch Library
550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 238-7344
Martin Luther King Jr. Branch Library
6833 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 615-5728
Melrose Branch Library
4805 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 535-5623
Montclair Branch Library
1687 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 482-7810
Oakland Public Library
125 - 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 238-3281
Piedmont Avenue Branch Library
160 - 41st St.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 597-5011
Rockridge Branch Library
5366 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 597-5017
Temescal Branch Library
5205 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 597-5049
West Oakland Branch Library
1801 Adeline St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-7352