Internet Providers in Mountain View CA


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Compare Internet Service in Mountain View, CA

The following is a look at the differences between the types of internet available in Mountain View, CA, which are DSL, cable, fiber, and satellite, along with the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

There have never been more internet options available than there are today for the modern consumer, who can choose from DSL, cable, fiber optic and satellite internet. All these choices result in a far more competitive market, which is great for consumers, who end up with better deals and faster download speeds. The one drawback is that the many options can make it more difficult for consumers to choose an internet plan, and it gets even harder with the bundle packages available.

Voip-Info.org solves that issue by helping customers in Mountain View, CA find the top deals on high-speed internet. It includes comparisons of cable, fiber-optic, DSL and satellite internet providers, so each customer can find the right provider and plan. The Voip-Info.org tool can even find internet plans compatible with a customer’s current TV or phone service, when applicable. Customers can search for plans by entering their ZIP code in the tool above.

Those looking for business internet providers are also in luck, as Voip-Info.org has another section for those plans. The Voip-Info.org Internet Speed Test shows customers their internet speed, and it’s very convenient, as it works on any device since it doesn’t require Java or Flash.

Cable Internet Service Providers in Mountain View, CA

Cable internet is provided by companies that also offer television and phone services. Using either fiber optic or coaxial cables, the company connects customers through the closest location to their homes. From that point, a modem utilizes bandwidth from the television service to establish an internet connection.

This type of internet is popular because of its wide availability and the ease of bundling it with phone and television services. The majority of cable providers in the Mountain View, CA area allow for any combination of services and can easily add internet to households that are already customers simply by adding a modem. Since the connection to a home is done by cables, service quality is not determined by how far away the home is from the company location.

Mountain View, CA cable internet is an excellent experience for those who do not share a node with other customers. In some neighborhoods with dense population, there can be many users on the same node, which leads to lower internet speeds. The problem can become severe when customers abuse the network through excessive streaming and sharing of large files. This happens because everyone on the node is sharing the same pool of bandwidth. It should be noted that while bundled services are often the most affordable, there are cases where buying services separately is cheaper. The Voip-Info.org comparison tool will show the current pricing on all cable internet services.

Fiber Optic Internet Service in Mountain View, CA

Many have probably heard of Internet service known as FiOS. FiOS is short for “fiber optics”. Typically, FiOS is known for employing the most advanced technology in their service. Over the fiber-optic network, they offer cable, Internet, and telephone services. An advantage that FiOS has is that it is faster than other forms of internet in many parts of Mountain View, CA.

DSL Internet in Mountain View, CA

DSL, also known as Digital Subscriber Line, runs through an analog telephone line to establish an internet connection. The analog telephone line gives users access to bandwidth, a specific frequency range that is able to transmit phone calls. DSL utilizes the extra bandwidth from this line as a way to establish an internet connection. This analog phone line also allows the modem to connect to a service provider. Next, the service provider connects to the internet through a digital subscriber line access multiplexer (referred to as DSLAM for short). This connection then allows the user to access the internet. Voip-Info.org can help you compare DSL providers in the Mountain View, CA area to help you determine the best rates.

Since making a phone call only requires a little bandwidth, users in the Mountain View, CA area can use their DSL connection to make a call and use the internet at the same time. As opposed to cable, DSLAM is not negatively affected by the number of users logged in at once. This means it is capable of providing fast internet service to a number of DSL units in the same neighborhood. Basically, this means that although other providers may advertise faster service speed, DSL may be the faster option in certain cases. Unfortunately, this means that DSL may be difficult to use if the provider is located far away. The further away the customer is located from the provider, the more the connection quality can degrade. Customers interested in DSL should contact their local providers and check customer reviews to be sure the quality of the connection is acceptable in their area. Another point to be aware of: customers that do not have an existing phone line will need to install one prior to setting up a DSL connection.

Satellite Internet Service in Mountain View, CA

In Mountain View, CA, satellite Internet service is a relatively new option that has been picking up steam lately. Consumers usually get to use this service through a connection that comes from a satellite that the company either rents or has. This device provides a frequency to a satellite dish, that sends a signal back to the modem that consumers have in their homes. It's through these frequencies that consumers can connect to the Internet.

We have to say that satellite Internet is not amongst the most liked services due to its lack of high speed, but it's ideal for users that live in the more rural or remote areas in Mountain View, CA. There are many cable or phone companies that don't reach many remote parts in the city, that's when the satellite companies take control and can provide everyone living there with a relatively fast Internet connection. The only catch for installing a satellite Internet connection is to acquire an equator-facing satellite dish.

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