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Internet providers in Novato, CA

1. Frontier
97% available in Novato
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. Xfinity
99% available in Novato
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Novato
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Frontier
15% available in Novato
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

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3. Sonic
99% available in Novato
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

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4. Ooma
91% available in Novato
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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5. Zayo Group
16% available in Novato
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Vista Broadband Networks, Inc.
100% available in Novato
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Novato
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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2. Visible
Available in Novato
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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3. Verizon Wireless
51% available in Novato
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Novato
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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5. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Novato
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G 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 Novato

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

Average starting price
$59.38/mo

Average speed
217.5 Mbps

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Novato Residential Internet Coverage

Residents living in Novato, California enjoy the perks of having not only being near beautiful landmarks such as the San Francisco Bay and Olompali State Historic Park, but also because it also comes with the perks of having your choice of a reliable internet provider living here.

Xfinity by Comcast, featuring advertised download speeds up to 250 Mbps, is one of the most widely available internet providers in Novato. If residents want to switch it up in southern Novato communities, you have one other option.

Areas extending from Ignacio to Ignacio Valley, including parts of Rafael Village, and south have access to Sonic cable, which provides internet speeds up to 12 Mbps. Similarly, they also offer the same areas with DSL internet, providing higher download speeds up to 100 Mbps.

AT&T also offers service to the same coverage area, extending only slightly more north into areas like Council Way and the center of the city. Currently, they have advertised speeds up to 75 Mbps for most neighborhoods and communities. However, most only reach speeds up to 24 Mbps.

The remaining northern and central areas of Novato are covered by Frontier Communications for DSL internet. This includes most areas of Black Point and extends as far as Council Way. However, areas nearby the Olompali State Historic Park and the waters may not receive service through Frontier. Areas in southern Novato will not receive service either.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Novato

Average download speed
217.49 Mbps

Average upload speed
25.06 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
15.92 ms

Average jitter
20.2 ms

 

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What is the best internet provider in Novato?

  • Frontier - No-contract plans available
  • Xfinity - High speeds widely available

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Summary of Novato internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Frontier Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Frontier
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity

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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