Best Emeryville Internet Service Providers

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 7 choices for service in Emeryville, CA that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Emeryville by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps98.2%
2AT&TDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps95.6%
3Alphabetwireless1000 Mbps1000 Mbps46.3%
4Sonic TelecomDSL, Fiber2000 Mbps1000 Mbps37.0%
5Etheric Networkswireless150 Mbps150 Mbps100.0%
6ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
7HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Emeryville CA Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Emeryville have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Emeryville are compared to Alameda County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to California overall?
Average download speeds in Emeryville of 50.99 Mbps are faster than the Alameda County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for California.

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Emeryville Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 63.0% of Emeryville residents

  • The average internet download speed in Alameda County is 27.19 Mbps based upon 7584688 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Emeryville is 12.32 Mbps. This is 67.4% faster than the average in California and 6.2% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Emeryville is 87.5% faster than the Alameda County average and 57.4% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Emeryville is 12.32 Mbps. This is 45.1% faster than the Alameda County average and 6.2% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 96.4% of Alameda County residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Emeryville residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Xfinity as the top provider for Emeryville, California.

How do the internet speeds in Emeryville compare to other cities in California?

Click through to see how the Emeryville broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Castroville, Mount Shasta, Oakhurst, Palermo, Pixley, Pleasant Hill, Rosedale

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Emeryville, California?

The following zip codes were used: 94608 and 94662

Who has the fastest internet service in Emeryville?

Sonic Telecom with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Emeryville.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there are 2 DSL providers in Emeryville - AT&T and Sonic Telecom.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.




Emeryville Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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