San Francisco, California Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

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

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Plans listed may not be available at all addresses in San Francisco.

Historical California Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 37.28 Mbps download and 10.85 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
2017-06-01 19 Mbps 7 Mbps desktop
2017-07-01 15 Mbps 5 Mbps desktop
2017-08-01 24 Mbps 9 Mbps desktop
2017-09-01 32 Mbps 8 Mbps desktop
2017-10-01 29 Mbps 10 Mbps desktop
2017-11-01 47 Mbps 12 Mbps desktop
2017-12-01 41 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2018-01-01 43 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2018-02-01 40 Mbps 19 Mbps desktop
2018-03-01 44 Mbps 18 Mbps desktop
2018-04-01 69 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2018-05-01 97 Mbps 25 Mbps desktop
2018-06-01 263 Mbps 45 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 27 Mbps 11 Mbps
San Jose 29 Mbps 15 Mbps
San Diego 26 Mbps 10 Mbps
San Francisco 33 Mbps 11 Mbps
Citrus Heights 21 Mbps 14 Mbps
Sunnyvale 25 Mbps 7 Mbps
Sacramento 28 Mbps 13 Mbps
Fremont 105 Mbps 39 Mbps
Costa Mesa 27 Mbps 9 Mbps
Santa Clara 32 Mbps 18 Mbps

Latest Internet Broadband News for San Francisco, California

1 . AT&T bringing Mobile 5G Service to the Marketplace

Armed with a new set of radio standards from the regulatory body, 3GPP, AT&T recently announced plans on rolling out mobile 5G wireless service to 12 American markets in 2018. This news comes hot on the heels of their fixed 5G trials in Waco, Texas. ZDNet – among other sources – published this story earlier […]

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3 . San Francisco Considering Municipal Gigabit Service

As many municipalities wait to be chosen as a Google Fiber city or get AT&T’s GigaPower service, some are actually going into the ISP business themselves. We talked about Chattanooga’s public gigabit service a while back, and now a similar initiative is on the drawing board in San Francisco. Local governments increasingly feel fiber-optic Internet […]

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4 . 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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5 . 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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6 . 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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7 . 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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8 . 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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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 . 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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Find the Fastest Internet Service at the Best Price in San Francisco

No matter how you use your high-speed Internet – online gaming, streaming movies or sports, even video chatting with a family member – a fast and stable connection is a must. Too much buffering or slow download speeds simply ruin your experience. Maybe you need to look for a new Internet provider?

Bandwidth Place helps you find the best ISPs in San Francisco, California, possibly including AT&T, Frontier, Verizon, Charter Spectrum, and more. We also test your Internet speed to ensure you get the bandwidth you paid for — both download and upload speeds. Use our site to shop for the top Internet deals in the area. It’s a breeze! Check out the listed Internet providers or give us a call at 800-990-0017 and we’ll help.

Browse our list of the top local Internet providers, their current plans, and do your own comparison shopping. Whether cable Internet or mobile, we help you make an informed choice to get the right deal in San Francisco for you and your family.

If you are moving, enter your ZIP code in the search box to find the best Internet service providers in your new area!

Check out the Best Digital TV Plans in the Area

At Bandwidth Place, we help you with more than your Internet service. Find the best Digital TV service in San Francisco with a simple click of the button. Whether you want an inexpensive package or a top of the line plan filled with premium movie and sports channels, like AT&T U-verse, we’ll find you the best deal. We do all the work; you just need to check out our ISP list or call us at 800-990-0017.

If you are frustrated with your current Digital TV provider, or poor customer service, don’t fret. We help you compare all the providers in San Francisco to let you choose the most reputable company for your family. Simply peruse our list and select the right option for you.

Bundle your Internet, Digital TV, and Phone Service for the Best Deal

When it comes to digital home services, one fact reigns supreme: bundles save you money! Nearly all providers offer significant cost savings when you bundle Internet, cable TV, and Digital phone service together. Even bundling two services still saves you cash!

You also gain the extra benefit of one simple monthly payment. Bandwidth Place helps make your life easier compared to paying three separate bills each month. Whether you want AT&T Internet or another provider, we can help.

Just call us at 800-990-0017 and we’ll show you the top Internet, TV, and phone providers in San Francisco, CA. Compare the different Internet plans and bundles and decide the best double play or triple play deal for your household. It’s really easy!

Bandwidth Place helps you find the Best Deals on Internet, TV, and Phone Services in San Francisco

Bandwidth Place wants to be your one-stop shop when it comes to Internet, Digital TV, and Phone. Searching for the best providers in San Francisco with us is simple! We also help you optimize your home network for the best performance. You can even find out how the hottest 4K video games perform over the Internet or learn about the latest news impacting the Internet industry, like Net Neutrality.

Once again, all you need to do to check out the listed ISPs or enter a different ZIP code for another area. Testing your Internet speed is as simple as clicking one button, and we even save your results to help diagnose any service problems. We also let you know how to optimize your wireless Internet performance. We know all about fiber Internet, how to find a phone plan with unlimited data, and more. Get the most out of your Internet access without data caps!

Make Bandwidth Place your partner in San Francisco and when you travel as well. We help you find the best Internet packages from top rank cable providers and more.

A Closer Look at San Francisco, California 

San Francisco remains one of the greatest cities in America; known for both its cultural and economic relevance. The crowning jewel of the Bay Area, the region is home to a variety of strong educational and technology institutions. A vibrant economy exists in many different business sectors.

Cultural opportunities for San Francisco residents abound, including the Embarcadero, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Haight-Ashbury district. Many museums, excellent restaurants, and live music venues dot the “City by the Bay.” Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony; ranking among the best orchestras in the world.

Professional sports are popular in San Francisco, especially with the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL and the San Francisco Giants 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 Golden Gate Park and arguably the symbol of San Francisco – The Golden Gate Bridge. Alcatraz Island continues to attract visitors to its legendary prison. Beautiful scenery abounds throughout the region.

San Francisco is also served by a multitude of air, automobile, and other transportation options. San Francisco International Airport provides air travel to destinations throughout the country and beyond. Interstate 80 along with US Highway 101 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. The Muni, Caltrain, and those famous streetcars also warrant mention.

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