Live Oak, California Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 8 choices for service in Live Oak, 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 Live Oak 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|
|1||Cruzio Holdings||wireless||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||98.6%|
|3||AT&T||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||53.5%|
|4||Etheric Networks||wireless||80 Mbps||80 Mbps||100.0%|
|5||Razzo Link||wireless||30 Mbps||15 Mbps||100.0%|
|6||Sonic Telecom||DSL||80 Mbps||20 Mbps||72.6%|
|7||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|8||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Live Oak 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 Live Oak have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Live Oak compare to Santa Cruz County? The average speed in Live Oak is 19.52 Mbps which is slower than Santa Cruz County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the California average of 26.06 Mbps.
Live Oak Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Live Oak is 19.52 Mbps based upon 6016 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 94.6% of Santa Cruz County residents
Cable internet is available to 98.6% of the Live Oak population
Fiber optic internet is available to 33.1% of Santa Cruz County residents
DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Live Oak residents
There are 8 residential internet providers in Live Oak, CA providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 Live Oak 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 Live Oak, California.
How do the internet speeds in Live Oak compare to other cities in California?
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 8 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Live Oak, 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 Live Oak, California?
The following zip codes were used: 95062, 95065 and 95953
Who has the fastest internet service in Live Oak?
Cruzio Holdings and AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Live Oak.
Live Oak 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app