Gilroy, CA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 8 choices for service in Gilroy, 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 Gilroy 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
1Cruzio Holdingswireless1000 Mbps1000 Mbps100.0%
2SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps99.3%
3Razzo Linkwireless100 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
4Etheric Networkswireless80 Mbps80 Mbps100.0%
5FrontierDSL115 Mbps7 Mbps60.7%
6ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
7HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
8South Valley InternetDSL, wireless50 Mbps45 Mbps32.4%
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Gilroy CA Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Gilroy which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Gilroy are compared to Santa Clara County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to California overall?
Average download speeds in Gilroy of 24.75 Mbps are slower than the Santa Clara County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for California.

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Gilroy Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 79.6% of the Santa Clara County population

  • The average upload speed in Gilroy is 5.39 Mbps. This is 20.5% slower than the Santa Clara County average and 53.5% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Gilroy is 24.75 Mbps based upon 205488 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 95.4% of Santa Clara County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 98.8% of the Gilroy population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 30.6% of Santa Clara 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 Gilroy 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 Cruzio Holdings as the top provider for Gilroy, California.

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

Click through to see how the Gilroy broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bear Valley Springs, Cedar Ridge, Corte Madera, Green Acres, Idyllwild Pine Cove, Rancho Murieta, Torrance

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 8 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Gilroy, CA residents.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

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 Gilroy, California?

The following zip codes were used: 95020 and 95021

Who has the fastest internet service in Gilroy?

Cruzio Holdings with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Gilroy.




Gilroy 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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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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