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
  • For special promotions in your area call (800) 233-1059
    • 1000 Mbps connection††— Our max speed and our max bandwidth
    • Over 99% reliability1
    • Unlimited data included ($30 value)
    • No annual contract
    • Fast, whole-home Wi-Fi2
    • Power 12+ devices at the same time3
    • Ultra-fast upload and download speeds
    • Free Standard Professional installation
    • Our latest internet technology -100% Fiber Network
    • Included! AT&T Smart Home Manager app to set up and manage your home Wi-Fi network4
    • Included! AT&T Internet Security Suite – powered by McAfee
    Limited availability.  May not be available in your area. Go to att.com/getfiber to see if you qualify.
    ††Internet speed claims represent maximum network service capability speeds and based on wired connection to gateway. Actual customer speeds may vary based on a number of factors and are not guaranteed.  Download speeds are typically up to 940Mbps due to overhead capacity reserved to deliver the data.  For more information, go to www.att.com/speed101.
    1Reliability based on network availability. Consistency based on wired connection to gateway.
    2Whole home Wi-Fi connectivity may require AT&T Smart Wi-Fi Extender(s) sold separately.
    3Number of devices depends on screen size/resolution
    4AT&T Smart Home Manager is available to AT&T Internet service customers with a compatible AT&T Wi-Fi Gateway. Limited to home Wi-Fi network.
  • 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) 413-8271
    • Contract Term: 2 years with 2-year price lock guarantee*
    • No long-term contract option - requires a $300.00 No Long-Term Contract fee
    • Setup: $0 (Free standard installation)**
    • Up to 12 mbps ↓ and -- 3 mbps ↑
    • Unlimited data
    • Modem: $9.99/mo or one-time $299.99
    • 3-month promo rate. Regular rate is $70.00
    • After 40 GB of data usage data might be prioritized behind other customers during network congestion
    * The price lock guarantee applies only to the standard monthly internet service fee and the monthly equipment lease fee (in each case, before any promotional discounts) and excludes all taxes and surcharges. **Limited-time free standard installation offer available only to new Viasat Internet customers. Offer requires credit qualification. Installation fees apply to those with lower credit ratings. Free standard installation offer is not available in all areas.
  • 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
  • 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

Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 89.5 Mbps download and 19.35 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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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.