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Internet providers in Lake Forest, CA

1. AT&T
64% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
2. EarthLink
88% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(110)

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

3. Google Fiber
90% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Free installation. Mesh Wi-Fi included. No Contracts.

4. Cox Communications
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Limited availability in select areas

5. Viasat
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
1. Cox Communications
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Limited availability in select areas

2. Earthlink Business
79% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get started with a $500 gift card today.

3. Viasat
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. Zayo Group
19% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. One Ring Networks
19% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Wave.Band
85% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Ooma
98% available in Lake Forest
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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1. Mint
Available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

User Rating
3. Cox Communications
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Cox Communications
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

Limited availability in select areas

4. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
6. Tello Mobile
85% available in Lake Forest
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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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 Lake Forest

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Average starting price
$81.9/mo

Average speed
160.8 Mbps

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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.

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Average download speed
160.75 Mbps

Average upload speed
44.18 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
13.6 ms

Average jitter
21.09 ms

 

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Summary of Lake Forest 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
Google Fiber Fiber 2000 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for Google Fiber
Cox Communications Cable & Fiber 2000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Cox Communications
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat

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

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on 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3 No 0

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 51 No 7

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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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 51 No 7

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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