Internet Speeds in Arcata, CA

Arcata residents have 2 internet providers to choose from. Suddenlink Communications is the most popular provider, offering cable internet service. In our research, we have been seeing 114 Mbps for download speeds and 19 Mbps for upload speeds for Suddenlink Communications customers over 2,336 recent tests. In addition to Suddenlink Communications, DSL and fixed wireless internet service is also available from AT&T.

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Last updated on September 26, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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114 Mbps19 Mbps15 ms
Fixed Wireless
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16 Mbps1 Mbps35 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

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AT&T is the 2nd most popular provider in Arcata offering DSL and fixed wireless internet service. Users have been getting 16 Mbps for download speeds and 1 Mbps for upload speeds over 634 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

AT&T has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the 2nd fastest average upload speed, and the 2nd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Arcata. 63% of users saw download speeds between 10-25 Mbps, and 93% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Recent AT&T Speed Tests in Arcata

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
September 24, 202316 Mbps1 Mbps48 ms
September 23, 202317 Mbps1 Mbps46 ms
September 22, 202316 Mbps1 Mbps81 ms
September 21, 202316 Mbps1 Mbps45 ms
September 21, 20235 Mbps1 Mbps72 ms
September 21, 20239 Mbps5 Mbps35 ms
September 20, 202317 Mbps1 Mbps31 ms
September 20, 2023122 Mbps139 Mbps11 ms
September 20, 20239 Mbps9 Mbps10 ms
September 20, 20235 Mbps1 Mbps49 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Arcata, CA?

Suddenlink Communications and AT&T currently operate in Arcata.

What is the most popular internet provider in Arcata, CA?

Suddenlink Communications is currently the most popular internet provider in Arcata based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Arcata, CA?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Arcata are getting, Suddenlink Communications provides the fastest download speeds and Suddenlink Communications provides the fastest upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Arcata, CA?

There are no providers currently offering fiber internet in Arcata.