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 128 Mbps for download speeds and 20 Mbps for upload speeds for Suddenlink Communications customers over 3,759 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 March 28, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
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128 Mbps20 Mbps16 ms
Fixed Wireless
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6 Mbps1 Mbps33 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 6 Mbps for download speeds and 1 Mbps for upload speeds over 148 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. 67% of users saw download speeds slower than 10 Mbps, and 100% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Recent AT&T Speed Tests in Arcata

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
March 7, 202315 Mbps1 Mbps30 ms
March 7, 202312 Mbps1 Mbps32 ms
March 6, 202313 Mbps1 Mbps31 ms
March 5, 20235 Mbps1 Mbps33 ms
March 5, 202320 Mbps2 Mbps30 ms
March 5, 202326 Mbps2 Mbps33 ms
March 4, 20235 Mbps1 Mbps34 ms
March 4, 20231 Mbps1 Mbps50 ms
March 2, 202311 Mbps1 Mbps75 ms
March 2, 20236 Mbps1 Mbps39 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.