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Internet providers in Berkeley, CA

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1. AT&T
61% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. EarthLink
96% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(77)

Ranked #1 Overall by Highspeedinternet.com customer satisfaction survey for 2021 & 2022.

3. Xfinity
99% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Double the speed-faster than ever! Enjoy more speed with150Mbps internet for $25/mo for 1 year.

4. Sail Internet
60% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Sonic
77% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get Sonic Fiber for free with the Affordable Connectivity Program.

6. Hughesnet
99% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

7. Viasat
81% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
8. Astound Broadband
8% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
9. Google Fiber Webpass
23% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Free installation. No Contracts. Wi-Fi included.

10. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Berkeley
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
11. Synergy Internet
95% available in Berkeley
Synergy Internet
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
Link not provided
12. Etheric Networks
99% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Earthlink Business
96% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
3. Sail Internet
60% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Sonic
79% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get Sonic Fiber for free with the Affordable Connectivity Program.

5. Hughesnet
99% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

6. Viasat
81% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
7. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Berkeley
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
8. Synergy Internet
95% available in Berkeley
Synergy Internet
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
Link not provided
9. Ooma
73% available in Berkeley
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
10. Zayo Group
14% available in Berkeley
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
11. Etheric Networks
99% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Berkeley
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Berkeley
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Berkeley
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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4. Verizon Wireless
87% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Berkeley
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Berkeley

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Berkeley area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$72.02/mo

Average speed
160.6 Mbps

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Berkeley Residential Internet Coverage

A decidedly white-collar city, Berkeley is an historic are with many pre-World War II structures still use. As a coastal city with at large number scientists and teachers, it_s one of the most expensive areas to live in California. It_s also known for its large artistic community and a high population of people who telecommute and/or attend college. To manage this life style, residents depend on reliable high-speed internet.

AT&T DSL service is available to 99% of Berkley residents and Xfinity cable high-speed internet is available to 98% of the residential population. Another popular DSL option is Sonic.net, which is available to 82% of residents from Coventry Rd. to Ashby Ave. New Edge Networks has a small portion of the DSL market, reaching residents in the Marina, Ocean View, Poets Corner and Southside neighborhoods. Fiber optics has not yet entered the residential options in Berkeley.

For businesses, Megapath offers copper wire and DSL to 100% of Berkeley commercial areas. Fiber optics is slowly being rolled out to area businesses. Windstream currently reaches 1% of the area, though is likely to increase.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Berkeley

Average download speed
160.57 Mbps

Average upload speed
113.43 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
14.27 ms

Average jitter
38.41 ms

 

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Learn more about AT&T

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Learn more about Astound Broadband

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Learn more about Easy Internet Now

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Learn more about Etheric Networks

What is the best internet provider in Berkeley?

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Summary of Berkeley internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
AT&T Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
EarthLink Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Sail Internet Fiber & Fixed Wireless 1000 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Sail Internet
Sonic Fiber 10000 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for Sonic
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Astound Broadband Cable & DSL 1200 Mbps 3.0/5 View Plans for Astound Broadband
Google Fiber Webpass Fiber 1000 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Google Fiber Webpass
Easy Internet Now Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.5/5
Synergy Internet Cable & DSL 200 Mbps N/A
Etheric Networks Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Etheric Networks

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Berkeley

Don't worry, you're not alone out there. Read some reviews from verified customers to get the real scoop
on internet providers in Berkeley.

Sonic

Donald R | 01-15-2022

We switched for price. Love the service and support

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Sonic

Donald R | 01-15-2022

We switched for price. Love the service and support

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