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Internet providers in Foster City, CA

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1. AT&T
36% available in Foster City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. Xfinity
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
3. Sail Internet
75% available in Foster City
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

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5. Viasat
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. T-Mobile Home Internet.
83% available in Foster City
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

7. Etheric Networks
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(40)
2. Earthlink Business
76% available in Foster City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
3. Sail Internet
75% available in Foster City
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

New unlimited data plans: Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 3/27/24.

5. Viasat
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Ooma
93% available in Foster City
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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7. Zayo Group
8% available in Foster City
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Etheric Networks
99% available in Foster City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. AT&T Wireless
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

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

User Rating
4. Visible
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Mint
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE 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 Foster City

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

Average starting price
$95.28/mo

Average speed
237.2 Mbps

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Foster City Residential Internet Coverage

While only holding a population of around 33,000, Foster City residents still get a selection of internet providers available.

AT&T offers over 95% of residents in the area, excluding those living on the outskirts of the water, spanning from the city center to the Redwood Shores State Marine Park. Most neighborhoods can get the advertised speeds offered up to 75 Mbps.

Xfinity by Comcast offers all residents of Foster City with cable internet services, with minimal exclusions to those living on the shore. Currently, they have download speeds advertised up to 250 Mbps, with all residents reaching these speeds.

Sonic home DSL and cable internet services are offered to those living in neighborhoods near Beach Park Boulevard, down toward Port Royal Avenue. They offer DSL download speeds up to 100 Mbps and cable internet offered at around 12 Mbps.

HughesNet is the last of the most prominent internet providers with wide availability in Foster City. All residents have access to their advertised 15 Mbps internet download speeds if they have access to the open sky on their southern rooftop.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Foster City

Average download speed
237.22 Mbps

Average upload speed
28.06 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
14.54 ms

Average jitter
8.06 ms

 

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Summary of Foster City 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
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
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
T-Mobile Home Internet. 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet.
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.

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