Best Marin City Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Marin City, 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 Marin City 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||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Etheric Networks||wireless||80 Mbps||80 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||AT&T||DSL||100 Mbps||20 Mbps||91.4%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||Sonic Telecom||DSL||40 Mbps||2 Mbps||15.3%|
Marin City 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 Marin City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Marin City compare to Marin County? The average speed in Marin City is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Marin County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the California average of 26.06 Mbps.
Marin City Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Marin County is 26.64 Mbps based upon 901912 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Marin City is 7.19 Mbps. This is 2.3% slower than the average in California and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Marin City is 21.2% faster than the Marin County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Marin City is 7.19 Mbps. This is 12.1% slower than the Marin County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 95.5% of Marin County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 33.3% of Marin County residents
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 Marin City 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 Marin City, California.
Who has the fastest internet service in Marin City?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Marin City.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Marin City, California?
The following zip codes were used: 94965
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Marin City internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Marin City compare to other cities in California?
Click through to see how the Marin City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Campo, East Foothills, Heber, Hercules, Lemoore, Sultana, Woodland
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Marin City, California population.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Marin City, California?
Xfinity and Etheric Networks provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Marin City.
Marin City 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
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 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
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages