Internet providers in Palo Alto, CA

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1. AT&T
96% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
90% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Frontier
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
24Mbps
4. Spectrum
1% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. Rise Broadband
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. Sonic
71% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
9. Cruzio Internet
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
30Mbps
10. Etheric networks
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
11. Sail Internet
15% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
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1. AT&T
96% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Comcast Business
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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3. Frontier
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
24Mbps
4. Spectrum
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. UnWired Broadband
2% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
8. One Ring Networks
53% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
9. Rise Broadband
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
10. Sonic
71% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
11. Megapath
76% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
12. Cruzio Internet
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
30Mbps
13. Etheric networks
100% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
14. Allstream
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
15. Sail Internet
15% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
16. PowerOne
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
17. Surfnet Communications
21% available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
18. Zayo Group
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
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2. AT&T
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Sprint
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

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4. T-Mobile
Available in Palo Alto
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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How much internet speed do I need?

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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AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T is perfect for those who need affordable high-speed packages. Spectrum keeps things simple by offering just one high-speed internet package.

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AT&T vs. Xfinity

If you need a lot of speed for your large household, go with AT&T Fiber. Opt for Xfinity to get its widely available high speeds.

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Xfinity vs. Frontier

Pick Xfinity for several high-speed packages. Choose Frontier for fast fiber speeds and good bundling options.

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What is the best internet provider in Palo Alto?

Internet Provider Types in Palo Alto


Cable

98%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Palo Alto


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Palo Alto
94%
California
79%
USA

Palo Alto Residential Internet Coverage

The city of Palo Alto lies near the coast and is just a stone's throw away from Stanford, making it a great place for business professionals, students, and growing families to settle down. One of the main amenities of this city is its variety of internet service providers.

Those living and working in Palo Alto have access to fiber optic internet and DSL through AT&T. AT&T is an established service provider with a network that stretches to include Middlefield in the north, Neal in the south, Sand Hill in the west, and Bayshore in the east.

Cable is in high demand in California. Thanks to Xfinity, all of Palo Alto has access to a number of cable plans. In addition to serving outlying communities, Xfinity covers central areas like Alta Mesa, Channing, and Alma.

With its growing network, Sonic.net is a common choice for internet in California. Like many other ISPs, Sonic.net provides service to the entirety of Palo Alto.

Offering a network that stretches through central Palo Alto, New Edge Networks is an option for those in a few select neighborhoods. Covered areas include those near downtown, Waverley Street, Loma Verde, and Charleston Road.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Palo Alto

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Sail Internet offers internet at speeds up to 300 Mbps

Etheric networks offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

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Summary of Palo Alto internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Frontier DSL 24 Mbps 2.5/5
Spectrum Cable 50 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A
Sonic DSL & Other Copper Wireline 25 Mbps N/A
Cruzio Internet Fixed Wireless 30 Mbps N/A
Etheric networks Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps N/A
Sail Internet Fiber & Fixed Wireless 300 Mbps N/A

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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