Sacramento, California Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

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

  • 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) 609-9012
    • Terms: No Contract
    • Pricing: Guaranteed for 1 year
    • WiFi Router: Free
    • Pricing: Year 2 - $34.99
    • Early Termination Fee : None
    • Other Fee: $9.99 Broadband Disconnection Fee upon cancelling service
  • 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
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Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 62.12 Mbps download and 13.65 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 Sacramento, California

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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The Latest Net Neutrality Update and Judge’s Ruling

We felt it’s time to provide a Net Neutrality update with an important judge ruling hitting the news earlier this month. It remains a topic affecting the Internet usage of homes and businesses across the country. If you want to learn more about the topic, check out our overview. What we said in 2014 still […]

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Your Internet Speed Test Results Explained

So you just performed an Internet speed test and wondered what do all these results mean? Sure, the download speed seems obvious, but how much do I need for streaming an HD movie? What about the upload speed or ping? If you are curious about your speed test results, here’s a convenient glossary. This info […]

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Improve Your Internet Speed with a Dual-Band Router

So your ISP provides high-speed Internet service but you still encounter buffering when streaming HD video. Is your router actually the problem? Ultimately, a dual-band router is a must to get the fastest Internet speed from your modem. We previously covered this router technology in the past. Let’s take a fresh look at how dual-band […]

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Disney Plus vs Apple TV Plus – Which Streaming Service is Right For You?

The recent launches of new streaming services from Disney and Apple raises the stakes in the streaming wars. Both offer original shows and content, with The Mouse also including decades of classic movies and programming. So when considering Disney Plus vs Apple TV Plus, which one makes sense for your household? We’ll take a look […]

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PlayStation Vue Shutting Down: Here are Some PSVue Alternatives

The news of Sony’s PlayStation Vue shutting down shocked the streaming world this week. Ultimately, with the PS5 hitting the market next year, Sony wants to focus on its new video game system. The costs of running a separate streaming service apparently are too much for the technology giant. Let’s take a look at the […]

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Is AT&T WatchTV the Budget Streaming Service for You?

If cordcutting to you means not wanting to overspend on a streaming service, consider AT&T WatchTV. This OTT offering from the telecommunications giant offers a decent channel lineup at a great price. You don’t get the extra features of services like YouTube TV, but it’s perfect for families on a budget. Let’s take a deeper […]

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Is Philo the Inexpensive Streaming TV Option for You?

Cordcutters interested in a cheap option for streaming TV need to check out Philo. In competition with other budget services, like Sling TV or AT&T WatchTV, this OTT provider offers a similar low monthly price. When hoping to save money after moving on from cable TV, these inexpensive services simply make sense. As part of […]

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A Wireless Router Buyers Guide

With all these new streaming services now available, is your wireless router up to the task? After all, watching 4K video requires at least 25 Mbps of Internet speed; causing stress to your home network. In short, you need a top of the line router for an experience free from buffering. Here’s our wireless router […]

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Disney Plus Stakes its Claim in the Streaming Wars

Disney Plus went live this week and immediately picked up over 10 million subscribers on its first day. This is a massive amount that exceeded even the Mouse’s own expectations. It’s not surprising considering the streaming service offers a stunning amount of content both modern and classic. This writer subscribed to the Disney+ bundle which […]

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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.