Best Los Alamos Internet Service Providers

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Los Alamos, 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 Los Alamos 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
1FrontierDSL115 Mbps7 Mbps100.0%
2Advanced Wirelesswireless25 Mbps5 Mbps80.6%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5Impulse Internet ServicesDSL100 Mbps100 Mbps16.3%
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Los Alamos 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 Los Alamos 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 Los Alamos are compared to Santa Barbara County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to California overall?
Average download speeds in Los Alamos of 19.16 Mbps are slower than the Santa Barbara County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for California.

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Los Alamos Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Los Alamos population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 4.7% of Santa Barbara County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 96.5% of Los Alamos residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Los Alamos, CA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Los Alamos is 26.5% slower than the average in California and 40.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 10.8% of the Santa Barbara County population

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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 Los Alamos 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 Frontier as the top provider for Los Alamos, California.

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

Click through to see how the Los Alamos broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Columbia, Graton, Knights Landing, Midway City, North Richmond, Santa Paula, University Of California Davis

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Los Alamos, 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 Los Alamos, California?

The following zip codes were used: 93440 and 93455

Who has the fastest internet service in Los Alamos?

Frontier with a download speed of 115 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Los Alamos.




Los Alamos 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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