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 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
    • Enjoy 100 Mbps upload and download speeds with our 100% Fiber network†
    • Great for multiple users, streaming, gaming, and sharing large files
    Speed/Time examples are estimates and based on wired connection to the gateway.
  • 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 58.51 Mbps download and 11.91 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

Streaming Media Players are the Rage

Americans continue their growing love affair with streaming media players. According to a recent study, these devices – Roku, Amazon TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, etc. – are now in almost 40 percent of all U.S. homes with broadband service. Cord-cutting consumers prefer to stream TV shows and movies instead of paying a large monthly cable bill. News […]

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New Netflix Ultra HD Video Plan in the Works?

Perhaps a new Netflix Ultra HD service is in the offing? The streaming content provider hopes to add a new service tier focused on 4K video. This move makes sense with many of the OTT streaming services, like DirecTV Now and Sling TV, also raising prices. Perhaps they feel as prices rise, providing more value […]

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Home Smartphone Internet Usage Grows

An increasing number of Americans use their smartphone as the primary source of Internet access within their home. This finding comes from a recent report by the Pew Research Center released at the end of April. With the advent of 5G technology nigh, this smartphone Internet trend is only expected to grow. Let’s dive into […]

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Comcast boosts its Gigabit Internet Service Footprint

Not to be outdone by AT&T and Google Fiber, Comcast is expanding its gigabit Internet service across the Northeast. The company’s move follows a similar expansion in other areas of the country. The massive telecom and entertainment firm likely hopes to lessen the effects of cord cutting on its subscriber base. News about the growth of […]

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Charter Spectrum Apple TV App coming this Year

We recently discussed how ISPs continue to make it easier for customers to stream TV over the Internet. Windstream partnered with DirecTV Now and AT&T, while Verizon is looking at a similar OTT offering for their new 5G service. Not to be outdone, a Charter Spectrum Apple TV app is coming later this year. Apple themselves […]

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Amazon Makes a Foray Into Satellite Internet

With the goal of providing satellite Internet access to rural regions across the planet, Amazon recently asked the FCC for approval to launch over 3,000 broadband satellites. It’s a plan that makes sense for the world’s top online retailer. Just think of all those new potential customers! News about Amazon’s plans appeared earlier this week […]

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Worldwide Internet Speed on the Rise

If your Internet connection seems a little faster the past few years, there’s good reason. A new study reveals the average worldwide Internet speed increased 23 percent over the twelve-month period from May 2017 to May 2018. The study involved 163 million tests using ISPs located all over the planet. The planet’s average Internet speed […]

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AT&T Watch – a New TV Streaming Service

AT&T plans to introduce a new TV streaming service with an attractive price of only $15 per month. The initial announcement of AT&T Watch actually happened on the witness stand. Company chief, Randall Stephenson mentioned it as part of his testimony in the federal antitrust case regarding their attempted acquisition of Time Warner. News about […]

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Windstream and DirecTV Now attract Cord-Cutters

More subscribers continue to forego their cable or satellite TV service in favor of streaming. This gives an opportunity to Internet service providers to offer solutions to attract these cord-cutters. Windstream and DirecTV Now appear to be one pairing aimed at doing just that. This broadband and streaming TV bundle offered by Windstream is aimed at […]

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Verizon 5G plans on using OTT Video Streaming Service

With mobile 5G technology poised for a commercial rollout, wireless providers continue to devise their companion digital TV strategies. Verizon 5G plans include an OTT video streaming product instead of their traditional TV services. This is a similar approach as Windstream bundling DirecTV Now with their high-speed Internet service. It appears the emergence of 5G is […]

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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.