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Internet providers in Richmond, CA

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1. AT&T
62% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

Get up to a $150 AT&T Visa® Reward Card when you sign up for AT&T Fiber!

2. EarthLink
96% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(69)

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

3. Xfinity
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
4. Sonic
48% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get Sonic Fiber for free with the Affordable Connectivity Program.

5. Hughesnet
99% available in Richmond
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.

6. Viasat
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
7. T-Mobile Home Internet.
68% available in Richmond
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

8. ispMint
99% available in Richmond
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
9. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Richmond
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
10. Etheric Networks
90% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(40)
2. Earthlink Business
96% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
3. Sonic
53% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get Sonic Fiber for free with the Affordable Connectivity Program.

4. Hughesnet
99% available in Richmond
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 Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. ispMint
99% available in Richmond
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
7. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Richmond
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
8. Ooma
95% available in Richmond
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
9. Zayo Group
8% available in Richmond
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
10. Etheric Networks
90% available in Richmond
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

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

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

User Rating

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 Richmond

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

Average starting price
$100.51/mo

Average speed
187.2 Mbps

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Richmond Residential Internet Coverage

Completing enclosing San Pablo on all sides, Richmond enjoys a healthy population of around 110,000 residents. However popular, this city doesn't offer many options with internet providers in the communities.

AT&T encompasses all areas of Richmond, from those closest to the San Francisco Bay to those in El Sobrante, offering DSL download speeds up to 75 Mbps. However, most residents in the area state that connection speeds average between 10-to-24 Mbps.

Residents looking for an internet provider that offers the most flexibility with services may find interest with Sonic. This company offers both DSL and cable internet services. While they boast download and upload speeds around 100 Mbps for DSL, they only offer speeds up to 12 Mbps for their cable services. Areas around the city center, including eastern parts of Point Richmond and North Richmond and southern areas like Stege.

HughesNet offers satellite internet to any resident that has open access to the sky on the southern end of their roof. However, speeds may only reach up to 15 Mbps, while being as low as 2 Mbps during bad weather storms.

Lastly, Xfinity by Comcast offers universal cable services in the area. Every part of Richmond, California can get high-speed internet download speeds up to 250 Mbps, with upload speeds averaging between 25-to-99 Mbps. This is one of the fastest known providers in Richmond right now.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Richmond

Average download speed
187.21 Mbps

Average upload speed
62.95 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
14.55 ms

Average jitter
32.77 ms

 

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Learn more about Easy Internet Now

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Summary of Richmond 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
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Sonic Fiber 10000 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for Sonic
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.
ispMint DSL 100 Mbps 4.5/5
Easy Internet Now Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.5/5
Etheric Networks Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Etheric Networks

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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