Internet providers in
Foster City, CA

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5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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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.

 
1. AT&T
Available in Foster City
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. New Edge Networks
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
2Mbps
5. Sonic.net
Available in Foster City
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Foster City
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. New Edge Networks
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
2Mbps
5. Megapath
Available in Foster City
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
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1. AT&T
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Foster City
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Foster City?

  • AT&T— Great value
  • Xfinity— High speeds widely available
  • Viasat— Widely available

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.

Internet Provider types in Foster City


Cable

96%
Coverage

DSL

96%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Foster City,CA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Foster City
79%
USA

Summary of Foster City Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber100 Mbps3.0/5
XfinityCable250 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
New Edge NetworksOther Copper Wireline2 MbpsN/A
Sonic.netDSL25 Mbps5.0/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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