Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim – Population 13,291,486
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale – Population 10,105,518
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward – Population 4,729,484
The largest metro area in California is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim with a population of 13,291,486.00. This is followed by the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale metro area, with a population of 10,105,518.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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91% get DSL
94% get Cable
28% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The California Broadband Cooperative’s Digital 395 Middle Mile project proposes to build a new 553-mile, 10 Gbps middle-mile fiber network that would mainly follow U.S. Route 395 between southern and northern California. In addition to 36 municipalities, the project’s proposed service area encompasses six Indian reservations and two military bases.
CA Internet news
The Broadband Awareness and Adoption project of the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) proposes to increase adoption of broadband in vulnerable and low-income communities in Los Angeles, the Central Valley, Orange County, San Diego, and the Inland Empire.