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, CA23300.00 Mbps / 20.00 Mbps19.84 Mbps / 2.14 Mbps36
Bakersfield, CA1790.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps12.90 Mbps / 2.12 Mbps21
Chula Vista, CA201.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps27.39 Mbps / 9.84 Mbps30
Concord, CA222.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps31.55 Mbps / 3.54 Mbps33
Corona, CA191.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps12.85 Mbps / 3.18 Mbps36
Elk Grove, CA262.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps53.19 Mbps / 38.50 Mbps47
Escondido, CA222.00 Gbps / 35.00 Mbps38.80 Mbps / 5.25 Mbps41
Fontana, CA221.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps57.18 Mbps / 48.55 Mbps60
Fremont, CA212.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps34.83 Mbps / 11.09 Mbps29
Fresno, CA182.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps25.05 Mbps / 4.74 Mbps27
Fullerton, CA23300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps20.14 Mbps / 2.31 Mbps32
Garden Grove, CA23300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps21.06 Mbps / 3.18 Mbps32
Glendale, CA261.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps13.45 Mbps / 1.84 Mbps43
Hayward, CA212.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps25.89 Mbps / 9.08 Mbps29
Huntington Beach, CA22300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps20.35 Mbps / 3.54 Mbps28
Irvine, CA241.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps31.97 Mbps / 4.27 Mbps41
Lancaster, CA231.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps30.33 Mbps / 14.45 Mbps36
Long Beach, CA25100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps11.05 Mbps / 2.37 Mbps39
Los Angeles, CA311.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps53.58 Mbps / 35.16 Mbps71
Modesto, CA192.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps26.25 Mbps / 3.20 Mbps29
Moreno Valley, CA19300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps23.75 Mbps / 3.44 Mbps29
Oakland, CA232.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps26.16 Mbps / 9.08 Mbps30
Oceanside, CA19300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps24.32 Mbps / 3.00 Mbps32
Ontario, CA221.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps57.01 Mbps / 48.36 Mbps59
Orange, CA23300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps32.59 Mbps / 3.37 Mbps36
Oxnard, CA18300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps22.43 Mbps / 3.32 Mbps27
Palmdale, CA241.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps20.97 Mbps / 2.52 Mbps29
Pasadena, CA261.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps12.92 Mbps / 1.72 Mbps41
Pomona, CA23100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps10.34 Mbps / 2.27 Mbps36
Rancho Cucamonga, CA191.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps13.34 Mbps / 3.89 Mbps36
Riverside, CA191.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps65.30 Mbps / 55.49 Mbps62
Roseville, CA242.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps43.60 Mbps / 17.80 Mbps40
Sacramento, CA292.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps43.95 Mbps / 30.07 Mbps47
Salinas, CA162.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps24.94 Mbps / 3.83 Mbps21
San Bernardino, CA21100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps10.65 Mbps / 2.03 Mbps35
San Diego, CA271.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps21.99 Mbps / 3.84 Mbps41
San Francisco, CA242.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps74.77 Mbps / 47.05 Mbps55
San Jose, CA282.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps40.42 Mbps / 9.48 Mbps43
Santa Ana, CA24300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps31.86 Mbps / 3.69 Mbps35
Santa Clara, CA232.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps20.88 Mbps / 3.85 Mbps30
Santa Clarita, CA221.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps18.83 Mbps / 1.92 Mbps26
Santa Rosa, CA242.00 Gbps / 100.00 Mbps18.75 Mbps / 2.70 Mbps24
Simi Valley, CA18300.00 Mbps / 20.00 Mbps23.23 Mbps / 2.34 Mbps26
Stockton, CA242.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps19.62 Mbps / 3.15 Mbps19
Sunnyvale, CA202.00 Gbps / 30.00 Mbps21.42 Mbps / 4.12 Mbps26
Thousand Oaks, CA20300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps21.88 Mbps / 3.42 Mbps29
Torrance, CA24300.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps32.56 Mbps / 4.34 Mbps38
Vallejo, CA192.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps23.13 Mbps / 3.16 Mbps26
Victorville, CA19100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps10.95 Mbps / 2.23 Mbps22
Visalia, CA162.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps26.79 Mbps / 5.61 Mbps21
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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