Ukiah, California Broadband Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 7 choices for service in Ukiah, 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 Ukiah 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
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps98.7%
2DigitalPathwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps94.9%
3North Coast Networkswireless25 Mbps3 Mbps93.3%
4Sonic TelecomDSL80 Mbps20 Mbps80.0%
5101Netlinkwireless100 Mbps100 Mbps73.6%
6ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
7HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Ukiah 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.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Ukiah are compared to Mendocino County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to California overall?
Average download speeds in Ukiah of 11.56 Mbps are faster than the Mendocino County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for California.

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Ukiah Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Ukiah is 46.9% faster than the Mendocino County average and 64.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 11.8% of the Mendocino County population

  • The average upload speed in Ukiah is 1.74 Mbps. This is 23% slower than the Mendocino County average and 85% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Ukiah is 11.56 Mbps based upon 58168 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 72.9% of Mendocino County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 98.8% of the Ukiah 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 Ukiah 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 Ukiah, California.

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

Click through to see how the Ukiah broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Arroyo Grande, Hayfork, Hemet, Kelly Ridge, San Martin, Santee, Stanford

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 7 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, California?

The following zip codes were used: 95418 and 95482

Who has the fastest internet service in Ukiah?

Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ukiah.




Ukiah 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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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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