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Internet providers in Lake Forest, CA

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1. AT&T
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
2. Cox Communications
97% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
182Mbps

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4. EarthLink
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(66)
5. HughesNet
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(199)
6. Viasat
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
7. Unlimitedville
1% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
8. ispMint
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. HughesNet
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(199)
2. Viasat
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Ooma
94% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Unlimitedville
1% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
5. Zayo Group
19% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. One Ring Networks
19% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Wave.Band
85% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. ispMint
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating
2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
4. Mint
Available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
5. Visible
Available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

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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

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What is the best internet provider in Lake Forest?

Internet Provider Types in Lake Forest


Cable

97%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage


Fiber

90%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Lake Forest


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Lake Forest
100%
California
79%
USA

Lake Forest Residential Internet Coverage

The medium size city of Lake Forest has some of the most expensive homes in the United States. Residents are white-collar and work in sales and management roles. It's one of the most well-educated areas in the country. It's also a wealthy area with a diverse population. Nearly one-fourth of residents are of Hispanic or Latino descent and over 23% of the population was born outside the United States. Lake Forest residents rely on their internet services to stay in contact with their friends and family in their country of origin and pursue advanced degrees. Compared with 94% of California, 100% of Lake Forest residents have access to high-speed internet.

Cox Communications provides cable internet to 100% of residents and is the only supplier of that service in the area. AT&T reaches 89% of homes north of I-5 with their DSL service. New Edge Networks provides an additional DSL option to 1% of residents east of Rte. 241. Fiber optics are not yet available to residents.

Commercial users in the area have additional options. Copper wire and DSL hookups are provided by Megapath and TW Telecom. In addition, businesses in Lake Forest are being introduced to fiber optics. Currently 1% of businesses can access fiber optics from Windstream and TW Telecom.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Lake Forest

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

Cox Communications offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

T-Mobile Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 182 Mbps

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Summary of Lake Forest internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
AT&T DSL & Fiber 5000 Mbps 2.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
Cox Communications Cable 1000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Cox Communications
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 182 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
EarthLink DSL & Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 1.5/5 View Plans for Viasat
Unlimitedville LTE Home 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for Unlimitedville
ispMint DSL 100 Mbps N/A View Plans for ispMint

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 Lake Forest

Cox Communications

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Scott A | 09-04-2021

Service the last 6 months has rapidly declined. Constant outages and still paying same amount.

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Cox Communications

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Ron S | 01-08-2017

We have no more channels and even cancelled the phone and our bill went up. I discovered last week our modem is too old to provide higher speeds. It's been too old for a year and a half. The only way I found out was because I called to complain about slow speeds.

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