North Fair Oaks, CA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 9 choices for service in North Fair Oaks, 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 North Fair Oaks 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
1AT&TDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps99.7%
2XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps99.7%
3Atherton FiberFiber10000 Mbps10000 Mbps48.2%
4Sonic TelecomDSL, Fiber2000 Mbps1000 Mbps38.1%
5WaveDivision HoldingsCable1000 Mbps20 Mbps20.8%
6Cruzio Holdingswireless100 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
7Etheric Networkswireless80 Mbps80 Mbps100.0%
8ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
9HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

North Fair Oaks CA Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.


Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in North Fair Oaks compare to San Mateo County? The average speed in North Fair Oaks is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than San Mateo County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the California average of 26.06 Mbps.


North Fair Oaks Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 99.8% of the North Fair Oaks population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 53.9% of North Fair Oaks residents

  • There are 9 residential internet providers in North Fair Oaks, CA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in North Fair Oaks is 9.3% faster than the San Mateo County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in North Fair Oaks is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of North Fair Oaks 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 North Fair Oaks 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 AT&T as the top provider for North Fair Oaks, California.

Who has the fastest internet service in North Fair Oaks?

Atherton Fiber with a download speed of 10000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in North Fair Oaks.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for North Fair Oaks, California?

The following zip codes were used: 94025 and 94063

How do the internet speeds in North Fair Oaks compare to other cities in California?

Click through to see how the North Fair Oaks broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bakersfield, Del Rio, Hawthorne, Palmdale, Paso Robles, Riverdale Park, San Lorenzo

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in North Fair Oaks - AT&T, Atherton Fiber and Sonic Telecom.

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 North Fair Oaks, California?

Cruzio Holdings and Etheric Networks provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of North Fair Oaks.

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 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.

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