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Internet providers in Merced, CA

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1. AT&T
28% available in Merced
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. Xfinity
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

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3. unWired Broadband
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
4. Hughesnet
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

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5. Viasat
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. T-Mobile Home Internet.
90% available in Merced
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. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Merced
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
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8. Fire2Wire
97% available in Merced
Connection:
DSL & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
12Mbps
9. Cal.net
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(40)
2. Earthlink Business
86% available in Merced
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
3. unWired Broadband
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
4. Hughesnet
99% available in Merced
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 Merced
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Merced
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
7. Ooma
50% available in Merced
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
8. Zayo Group
6% available in Merced
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. Fire2Wire
97% available in Merced
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
10. Cal.net
99% available in Merced
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Merced
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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2. AT&T Wireless
Available in Merced
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

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3. Verizon Wireless
Available in Merced
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

User Rating
5. Mint
Available in Merced
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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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 Merced

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

Average starting price
$102.76/mo

Average speed
165.9 Mbps

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Merced Residential Internet Coverage

More than 20% of Merced residents were born overseas. More than half of Merced residents are of Latino or Hispanic origin. The low-income residents work in both blue- and white-collar professions. Merced residents rely on their high-speed internet service to keep them connected to loved ones in their country of origin. Fully 99% of residents can access high-speed internet compared with 94% of California overall.

Xfinity cable internet and AT&T DSL reach the majority of Merced homes. In addition, AT&T is beginning to roll out fiber optics to the area. They currently reach 6% of residents and this is likely increase over time. New Edge Networks reaches 2% of homes with DSL options and 1% of residents with copper wire. Residents on either side of Rte 99 can access these options.

AT&T is not currently providing commercial internet service in the area. Fiber optics are not yet an option for either residents or businesses.

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Average download speed
165.88 Mbps

Average upload speed
38.27 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
21.37 ms

Average jitter
17.98 ms

 

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Summary of Merced 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
unWired Broadband Fixed Wireless 200 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for unWired Broadband
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.
Easy Internet Now Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.5/5
Fire2Wire DSL & Fixed Wireless 12 Mbps N/A View Plans for Fire2Wire
Cal.net Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Cal.net

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 Merced

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on internet providers in Merced.

AT&T

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Alfred O | 08-11-2023

Worst service ever and I've been with the 14 years! I recommend metro over at&t they charge way to much and never Wanna give you a brake they just wanna keep taking and taking and never giving any kind of deals, if you get a deal with them becareful because it will expire and your gonna have to pay double THE SERVICE IS THE WORST I CAM NT EVEN GO CAMPING AND HAVE SERVICE AFTER ALL THE MONEY WE GIVE THEM IT STILL ISNT ENOUGH GO WITH T MOBILE OR SOMETHING ELSE ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN AT&T!

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ViaSat

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Amber J | 07-26-2023

They sold my boyfriend an expensive plan with low data saying it could handle multiple devices but can barely handle our smart tv. They just want to gouge you for money

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AT&T

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Mark W | 05-22-2014

It usually works well, but when you do have a problem getting hold of anyone is a very long wait on the phone. Speed is great, pricing is average and customer service is fair. No child controls on my Uverse router, so that is disppointing and may prompt me to change providers

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AT&T

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Mark W | 05-22-2014

It usually works well, but when you do have a problem getting hold of anyone is a very long wait on the phone. Speed is great, pricing is average and customer service is fair. No child controls on my Uverse router, so that is disppointing and may prompt me to change providers

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Alfred O | 08-11-2023

Worst service ever and I've been with the 14 years! I recommend metro over at&t they charge way to much and never Wanna give you a brake they just wanna keep taking and taking and never giving any kind of deals, if you get a deal with them becareful because it will expire and your gonna have to pay double THE SERVICE IS THE WORST I CAM NT EVEN GO CAMPING AND HAVE SERVICE AFTER ALL THE MONEY WE GIVE THEM IT STILL ISNT ENOUGH GO WITH T MOBILE OR SOMETHING ELSE ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN AT&T!

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ViaSat

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Amber J | 07-26-2023

They sold my boyfriend an expensive plan with low data saying it could handle multiple devices but can barely handle our smart tv. They just want to gouge you for money

Was this review helpful? Yes 1 No 0

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