Internet Service in California

The state of California is home to excellent high speed Internet connectivity. Wireless Internet is available in 99.8% of the state. Cable Internet is available to 94.3% of Californians. DSL is available to 91.6% of the state. Fiber Internet is available to 15.7% of the population. An impressive 99.4% of the state has access to wireless or wired speeds of up to 10 Mbps. Over 60% of Californians have 3 or more wire Internet providers to choose from.

However, despite the options available, only 80.5% of Californians have high speed Internet at home. In fact, 5.6% of Californians have no Internet connection available to them due to economics, geography or other limitations.

0.60%

Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.

38.20%

Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

6.20%

Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

42.90 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

2.10%

Population with no wired internet access available.

97.90%

Population with wired internet access available.

6.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

22

Average broadband score for California

Broadband in California

Largest Cities in CaliforniaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Anaheim, CA24300.00 Mbps / 20.00 Mbps20.06 Mbps / 2.18 Mbps36
Bakersfield, CA1890.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps13.57 Mbps / 2.17 Mbps21
Chula Vista, CA211.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps27.27 Mbps / 9.51 Mbps30
Concord, CA232.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps31.27 Mbps / 3.51 Mbps33
Corona, CA201.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps13.46 Mbps / 3.17 Mbps36
Elk Grove, CA272.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps52.15 Mbps / 37.18 Mbps47
Escondido, CA232.00 Gbps / 35.00 Mbps38.20 Mbps / 5.15 Mbps41
Fontana, CA231.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps55.78 Mbps / 46.57 Mbps60
Fremont, CA222.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps34.39 Mbps / 10.72 Mbps29
Fresno, CA192.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps25.04 Mbps / 4.65 Mbps27
Fullerton, CA24300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps20.35 Mbps / 2.34 Mbps32
Garden Grove, CA24300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps21.23 Mbps / 3.17 Mbps32
Glendale, CA271.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps13.87 Mbps / 1.89 Mbps43
Hayward, CA222.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps25.85 Mbps / 8.80 Mbps29
Huntington Beach, CA23300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps20.55 Mbps / 3.52 Mbps28
Irvine, CA251.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps31.69 Mbps / 4.22 Mbps41
Lancaster, CA241.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps30.10 Mbps / 13.98 Mbps36
Long Beach, CA26100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps11.59 Mbps / 2.40 Mbps39
Los Angeles, CA321.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps52.69 Mbps / 34.15 Mbps71
Modesto, CA202.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps26.19 Mbps / 3.19 Mbps29
Moreno Valley, CA20300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps23.81 Mbps / 3.42 Mbps29
Oakland, CA242.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps26.11 Mbps / 8.83 Mbps30
Oceanside, CA20300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps24.35 Mbps / 3.00 Mbps32
Ontario, CA231.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps55.62 Mbps / 46.38 Mbps59
Orange, CA24300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps32.27 Mbps / 3.36 Mbps36
Oxnard, CA19300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps22.56 Mbps / 3.31 Mbps27
Palmdale, CA251.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps21.14 Mbps / 2.54 Mbps29
Pasadena, CA271.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps13.37 Mbps / 1.76 Mbps41
Pomona, CA24100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps10.95 Mbps / 2.30 Mbps36
Rancho Cucamonga, CA201.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps13.93 Mbps / 3.85 Mbps36
Riverside, CA201.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps63.28 Mbps / 52.86 Mbps62
Roseville, CA252.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps42.85 Mbps / 17.21 Mbps40
Sacramento, CA302.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps43.32 Mbps / 29.16 Mbps47
Salinas, CA172.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps24.94 Mbps / 3.79 Mbps21
San Bernardino, CA22100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps11.30 Mbps / 2.08 Mbps35
San Diego, CA281.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps22.10 Mbps / 3.81 Mbps41
San Francisco, CA252.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps72.78 Mbps / 45.28 Mbps55
San Jose, CA292.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps39.89 Mbps / 9.26 Mbps43
Santa Ana, CA25300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps31.59 Mbps / 3.66 Mbps35
Santa Clara, CA242.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps21.05 Mbps / 3.81 Mbps30
Santa Clarita, CA231.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps19.10 Mbps / 1.96 Mbps26
Santa Rosa, CA252.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps19.00 Mbps / 2.71 Mbps24
Simi Valley, CA19300.00 Mbps / 20.00 Mbps23.32 Mbps / 2.37 Mbps26
Stockton, CA252.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps19.84 Mbps / 3.15 Mbps19
Sunnyvale, CA212.00 Gbps / 30.00 Mbps21.59 Mbps / 4.07 Mbps26
Thousand Oaks, CA21300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps22.02 Mbps / 3.40 Mbps29
Torrance, CA25300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps32.26 Mbps / 4.28 Mbps38
Vallejo, CA202.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps23.22 Mbps / 3.15 Mbps26
Victorville, CA20100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps11.65 Mbps / 2.27 Mbps22
Visalia, CA172.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps26.68 Mbps / 5.45 Mbps21
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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