Oakland, California Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

Here are the Internet Providers, plans and pricing available in Oakland, California.

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Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 43.76 Mbps download and 10.16 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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This is the historical Internet Speed for California. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame

This is the historical Internet Speed for California. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame
2017-12-01 22 Mbps 6 Mbps desktop
2018-01-01 47 Mbps 7 Mbps desktop
2018-02-01 26 Mbps 17 Mbps desktop
2018-03-01 37 Mbps 10 Mbps desktop
2018-04-02 61 Mbps 71 Mbps desktop
2018-05-03 44 Mbps 11 Mbps desktop
2018-06-01 34 Mbps 7 Mbps desktop
2018-07-02 60 Mbps 11 Mbps desktop
2018-08-02 69 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2018-09-01 88 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2018-10-01 64 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-11-03 52 Mbps 22 Mbps desktop
2018-12-01 48 Mbps 51 Mbps desktop

Nearby California Internet Speeds by City

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Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in California. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.

Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in California. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.
Sacramento 26 Mbps 15 Mbps
Los Angeles 31 Mbps 12 Mbps
San Jose 31 Mbps 17 Mbps
San Diego 36 Mbps 13 Mbps
San Francisco 57 Mbps 16 Mbps
Sunnyvale 27 Mbps 7 Mbps
Fremont 64 Mbps 21 Mbps
Costa Mesa 30 Mbps 10 Mbps
Citrus Heights 24 Mbps 14 Mbps
Torrance 26 Mbps 10 Mbps

Latest Internet Broadband News for Oakland, California

1 . 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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2 . Rural Internet Access gets a Boost from SuperTowers

Expanding rural Internet access continues to be championed by many in the government and telecommunications industry. In fact, we previously talked about initiatives from Microsoft, Elon Musk, and others. Preventing the adverse impacts of digital redlining in underserved regions of America benefits the country in a myriad of ways. It now appears that a new group […]

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3 . 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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4 . 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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5 . 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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6 . 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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7 . 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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8 . 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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9 . 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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10 . 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.