Highest-rated internet providers in Sacramento
EarthLink is clearly the top-rated internet service provider in Sacramento. In our annual customer satisfaction survey, EarthLink ranks first overall. It also gets excellent scores for speed, monthly billing, reliability, and customer service.
Xfinity ranks lower than EarthLink in our survey, but still ends up in the top five for overall satisfaction. And it scores very highly in several individual categories: first place for speed, fourth place for reliability, and fourth place for installation. If speed and reliability are what you’re looking for in an ISP, we think you’ll be happy with Xfinity.
AT&T ranks around the middle overall, but also does well in some categories. It comes in third for installation, fifth for speed, and sixth for reliability—making it a solid option if you can’t get Xfinity.
Frontier falls short of the other providers in most areas, receiving mediocre marks in most categories. Spectrum also got middle rankings, but got fourth place in internet speed and fifth place for reliability.
Fastest internet service providers in Sacramento
AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps
Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps
EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps
Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps
For the speed demons in Sacramento, AT&T and Xfinity both offer up to 1,000 Mbps. AT&T’s Gig package uses fiber, while Xfinity uses traditional cable. Availability of the 1,000 Mbps plans depends on your neighborhood, but there are plenty of options for high-speed internet in the Sacramento area.
Frontier and Spectrum offer speeds up to about 100 Mbps (115 Mbps for Frontier) in their coverage areas, and satellite customers can also get speeds up to 100 Mbps with Viasat.
Overall, over 99% of the Sacramento area has access to broadband speeds of at least 25 Mbps.