The average household in Modesto has access to 6-7 Internet providers This is a lot of choice contrasted with other cities. Competition between two or more providers in a city often results in more affordable pricing.
AT&T Internet is an second choice. They offer a top speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn’t the only way to get Internet service in Modesto. fixed wireless providers like Fire2Wire are able to offer 12 Mbps using direct wireless technology. There are also 11 providers in the area marketing specialized enterprise and smb products and services like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. We list all providers with business plans on their website, although some can connect both residential and business broadband.
Considering network tech offered within the Modesto area, the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet connection options are IPBB and Fiber, with 97.02% and 14.05% respectively. Fiber infrastructure is built on newer Fiber-optical transmission lines, which are made of hair-like glass or plastic strands which deliver binary data as light. Thanks in part to the use of fiber, Internet download speeds around Modesto rank 40.92% higher than the state average in California. Not all “Fiber” connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to to copper connections in the “last mile.” Copper technology can hamper performance, but they are almost always a grade higher than cable/DSL.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread option in Modesto. near one hundred percent of Modesto census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, providing practically one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan we’ve found for HughesNet in Modesto is 25 megabits per second.
The Internet access stats on the page below are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized data we source directly from industry sources. Statistics about speed data comes primarily from M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow researchers have manually gathered price and plan details on 409 Internet deals in the Modesto market as of 2020.
- There are 23 internet providers in Modesto with 13 of those offering residential service.
- Modesto is the 260th most connected city in California ahead of Empire, Ceres, Riverbank, and Keyes, but behind Salida.
- The fastest zip code in Modesto for April 2020 is 95351. (see all below).
Below are the Modesto internet providers with the greatest coverage.
|Internet Providers in Modesto||Type Of Internet||Coverage Availability|
|UnWired Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%|
|Ayera Technologies, Inc.||Fixed Wireless||100%|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB and Fiber||IPBB: 97%
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%|