Sacramento, California Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

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

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Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 36.71 Mbps download and 11.33 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
2017-10-01 40 Mbps 9 Mbps desktop
2017-11-01 33 Mbps 7 Mbps desktop
2017-12-01 36 Mbps 11 Mbps desktop
2018-01-01 33 Mbps 10 Mbps desktop
2018-02-01 32 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-03-02 24 Mbps 13 Mbps desktop
2018-04-01 27 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-05-01 24 Mbps 14 Mbps desktop
2018-06-01 22 Mbps 13 Mbps desktop
2018-07-01 25 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2018-08-01 25 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-09-01 37 Mbps 17 Mbps desktop
2018-10-01 24 Mbps 14 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.
Los Angeles 29 Mbps 12 Mbps
San Jose 30 Mbps 16 Mbps
Sacramento 27 Mbps 14 Mbps
San Diego 30 Mbps 11 Mbps
San Francisco 54 Mbps 16 Mbps
Sunnyvale 26 Mbps 7 Mbps
Citrus Heights 22 Mbps 14 Mbps
Fremont 65 Mbps 22 Mbps
Costa Mesa 31 Mbps 10 Mbps
Torrance 26 Mbps 9 Mbps

Latest Internet Broadband News for Sacramento, California

1 . Verizon 5G planning a Residential Rollout

It appears 5G wireless technology is poised to move from the laboratory to the real world as Verizon Wireless announced plans to reach 30 million residences with their new service. Note that “5G” – just like 4G, 3G, etc. – remains a marketing term rather than a hard technical standard. Nonetheless, fixed wireless Internet service […]

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2 . 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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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 . 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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5 . 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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6 . 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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7 . 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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8 . 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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9 . 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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10 . 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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A Closer Look at Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the fastest growing large city in California while also serving as the state’s capital. It lies in between the Napa Valley wine growing region and the foothills of the Sierra Mountains. A vibrant economy exists in many different business sectors, but remains naturally focused on the state government. As such, the State of California is Sacramento’s largest employer.

Cultural opportunities for Sacramento residents abound, including Sutter’s Fort, Old Sacramento, the Community Center Theatre, and Memorial Auditorium. Many museums, excellent restaurants, and live music venues dot this capital city. A variety of visual arts establishments and museums also exist, and there is a strong music scene as well.

Professional sports are popular in Sacramento, especially with the Sacramento Kings in the NBA. Even the Bay Area sports teams in other major sports leagues, like the NFL, MLB, and the 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 Crocker Park, Pioneer Landing, Southside Park, and the American River Parkway. Beautiful scenery abounds throughout the region, and the Sierra Mountains are only a short drive away.

Sacramento is also served by a multitude of air, automobile, and other transportation options. Sacramento International Airport provides air travel to destinations throughout the country and beyond. Interstate 80 along with Interstate 5 help move automobile, bus, and truck traffic throughout the area. Sacramento boasts one of the busiest Amtrak stations in the country. The Sacramento Regional Transit District – known as the Sac RT – handles commuter traffic across the metro area.

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