Oakland, California Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

Here are the Internet Providers, plans and pricing available in Oakland, California. To view Internet deals on bundles, click on the "Bundles" tab. Or, save time and call our Internet Experts to research the best plans that fit your Internet needs. Plans listed may not be available at all addresses in Oakland.

  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 233-1059
    • GREAT WHEN YOU HAVE MULTIPLE USERS AND WANT TO KEEP YOUR OFFICE RUNNING
    • A promotional offer with $100/month discount of the regular Internet 25 rate for 24 mos.
    • Downstream speeds up to 25 Mbps
    • Upload speeds up to 3 Mbps
    • Included! Wi-Fi Gateway to connect your devices
    • Included! Access to thousands of AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots nationwide
    • Included! AT&T Internet Security Suite powered by McAfee - a powerful security suite of services with anti-spy, anti-virus, pop-up blocker, content control, SpamGuard Plus, two-tiered firewall, and more
    • Download 8000 files (125MB) in 40 seconds
    • Download a 30-minute training video (HD) in under 7 minutes
  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 350-9324
    • 1-2 Employees
    • With 2-yr agreement
    • Equipment, installation, taxes, and other applicable charges extra, and subject to change during and after promotion. May not be combined with other offers
  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 615-9405
    • $49.99/mo for 25 mbps
    • 25 mbps ↓ and 4.0 mbps ↑
    • 1-year promo rate. Regular rate is $79.99.
    • Contract Term: 2 years
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  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 233-1059
    • Enjoy up to 300 Mbps†† download speed with our Fiber network
    • Enjoy consistent coverage on all your devices with our most advanced Wi-Fi Gateway Router
    • INCLUDED! AT&T Smart Home Manager App to manage your Wi-Fi network and connected devices
    • INCLUDED! Standard Professional Installation
    • Included! AT&T Internet Security Suite – powered by McAfee
    • Great for multiple users, streaming, gaming, and sharing large files
  • For special promotions in your area call 800-615-9405
    • Speeds up to 75 Mbps
    • Reliability and high speed with fiber-optic technology
    • No data caps
    • Professional Installation (required): $69.95
    • Modem: Use of EarthLink provided modem with Wi-Fi is required. An additional modem fee of either $6.95 per month or a one-time fee of $74.95 will apply.
    • Term Commitment (contract): 12 months
    • Early Termination Fee: Up to $200.00
  • For special promotions in your area call 800-569-2173
    • Modem with WiFi included
    • Contract Term: 2 years
    • 50 GB Bonus Bytes from 2am - 8am
    • Equipment non-return and additional fees apply
    • Additional Fees. Equipment lease or purchase required.
    • Free standard installation for new Lease subscribers. Not valid with Purchase option.
    • Early Termination Fees and/or Unreturned Equipment Fees
  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 615-9405
    • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo
    • Setup: $50.00 (Includes activation and free professional installation.)
    • 25 mbps ↓ and -- mbps ↑ w/ no data cap.
    • Includes one-time $100 bill credit
  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 350-9324
    • Terms: 12 months
    • Terms: 1-year contract
    • Speed: Up to 10 Mbps
    • 30-day money-back guarantee
    • Data Cap: Ask about data caps for your plan.
    • Access to Xfinity WiFi Hotspots nationwide
    • Access Anywhere: Xfinity WiFi App
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Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 62.54 Mbps download and 12.55 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device.

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Latest Internet Broadband News for Oakland, California

Sling TV Provides a Cheap Option for Cordcutters

Sling TV remains one of the more popular streaming services. In fact, this offshoot of Dish was one of the first in the industry. It offers a variety of low cost packages aimed at attracting cordcutters. We provided an overview of Sling TV a few years ago. More recently, we analyzed their plan to offer […]

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PlayStation Vue is the Streaming Service for Sports

If you are a cordcutter looking for a great streaming service for sports and more, check out PlayStation Vue. It provides a host of popular cable TV channels, local stations, and a full range of sports content. Accessing the service is a breeze, with apps available for most streaming boxes. This includes the Roku, Sony […]

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AT&T Rebrands DirecTV Now

AT&T acquired DirecTV in 2015, giving the telecommunications giant access to many new customers. NFL Sunday Ticket – a DirecTV exclusive – also helped convince football fans to subscribe to AT&T’s home and wireless products. It seemed like a match made in heaven. Now it appears the parent is beginning to phase out the DirecTV […]

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5G Networks Expand Their Footprint Across the Country

5G networks continue to go online across the United States. The largest telecom providers in the business hope to compete for customers wanting faster speeds and low latency. Not surprisingly, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile remain the biggest players in this fierce competition. So, let’s take a look at the progress on these initial networks. […]

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Netflix – A Streaming Service With Movies, Original Programming, and More

When deciding on a streaming service, like Netflix, your options are plentiful. This is the case whether or not you are a cordcutter. It’s best to make the right decision and get the biggest programming bang for your dollar. We are publishing a series of articles covering the top streaming companies in the industry. This […]

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Is Hulu the Right Streaming Service for Your Household?

When trying to pick the right streaming service for your household, options abound. If you are a movie buff, Netflix remains a great choice. In addition to movies, the service also produces its own content, like Orange is the New Black and Stranger Things. On the other hand, Hulu offers network TV shows, but also […]

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The Streaming Wars are Transforming the TV World

News broke this week that AT&T is paying $1 billion for the exclusive streaming rights to the Big Bang Theory. This is yet another example of the streaming wars currently transforming how television content gets consumed. Reruns of the recently ended series are slated for the HBO Max service. Note that Big Bang Theory is […]

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Disney+ Bundle Leads to a Partnership with Spectrum

With a Disney+ bundle arriving in November, fresh news arrives detailing a potential distribution deal between Spectrum and Disney. The possible streaming service agreement dovetails on the back of another content distribution deal signed by the two companies this week. News about both appeared yesterday in Telecompetitor among other sources. With the cord-cutting trend in […]

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WiFi 6 is Poised to Supercharge Your Home Internet Service

WiFi 6, a new innovation in wireless Internet, stands ready to transform your home network. As you wait for 5G to become available in your town, WiFi 6 just might make a quicker impact. This is a point echoed by technology analyst, Mike Feibus. “While 5G is getting much of the limelight, Wi-Fi 6 will […]

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YouTube TV is a Top Streaming Service Option

When considering streaming services for cordcutters to replace cable or satellite TV, YouTube TV ranks near the top. At a monthly price near $50, it competes more with PlayStation Vue and Sling instead of Netflix or Amazon Prime. It’s a worthy option for those already using a variety of Google services, including an Android smartphone. […]

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A Closer Look at Oakland, California

Oakland is one of the largest cities in California and a major port city along the West Coast. It is a major part of the Bay Area region that is home to a variety of strong educational and technology institutions. A vibrant economy exists in many different business sectors, including shipping, healthcare, and tech. The HMO giant, Kaiser Permanente is Oakland’s largest employer.

Cultural opportunities for Oakland residents abound, including Jack London Square, Chinatown, and Old Oakland. Many museums, excellent restaurants, and live music venues dot this other “City by the Bay.” The city is considered one of the top arts destinations in the country, with a strong music scene as well.

Professional sports are popular in Oakland, especially with the Oakland Raiders in the NFL and the Oakland A’s of MLB. Bay Area sports teams in other major league sports leagues, like the NBA and NHL, are also popular. Remember, a great high-speed Internet service lets customers watch their favorite team from home or on a mobile device.

The city also features a large number of parks and other sites suitable for outdoor activities. These are highlighted by Lake Merritt, Joaquin Miller Park, Children’s Fairyland, the Oakland Zoo, and Peralta Hacienda Historical Park. Beautiful scenery abounds throughout the region.

Oakland is also served by a multitude of air, automobile, and other transportation options. Oakland International Airport provides air travel to destinations throughout the country and beyond. Interstate 880 along with Interstate 580 help move automobile, bus, and truck traffic throughout the area. Bay Area Rapid Transit – better known as BART — provides rapid transit service supporting commuter traffic in the city and its suburbs. Ferry service connects Oakland to Alameda and San Francisco.

Ultimately, Oakland remains a great place to raise a family, go to school, or start a career.