Willow Creek, CA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Willow Creek, 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 Willow Creek 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
1Velocity Communicationswireless30 Mbps3 Mbps96.1%
2Tsunami-Wirelesswireless25 Mbps5 Mbps87.7%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Willow Creek 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 Willow Creek which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Willow Creek are compared to Humboldt County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to California overall?
Average download speeds in Willow Creek of 2.92 Mbps are slower than the Humboldt County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for California.


Willow Creek Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Willow Creek is 62.1% slower than the Humboldt County average and 91% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Willow Creek is 0.81 Mbps. This is 56.7% slower than the Humboldt County average and 93% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 84.8% of Humboldt County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.2% of Humboldt County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Humboldt County is 7.71 Mbps based upon 239832 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Willow Creek is 88.8% slower than the average in California and 91% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps


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 Willow Creek 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 Velocity Communications as the top provider for Willow Creek, California.

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

Click through to see how the Willow Creek broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bakersfield, Palermo, Parkwood, Patterson, Prunedale, Tuttletown, Upland

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Willow Creek, California?

The following zip codes were used: 95573

Who has the fastest internet service in Willow Creek?

ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Willow Creek.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Willow Creek, California.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Willow Creek, CA residents.

Willow Creek 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.


  • 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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  • 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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