There are 6 residential cable providers in Riverside County covering 96.02% of the county. The largest cable company is Spectrum, available to 93.89% of Riverside County homes. Call Spectrum first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 6 Cable Providers in Riverside County, CA

County ProviderAvailabilityRiverside County SpeedsGet Service
Spectrum93.89%

300 to 400 Mbps

377.26 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Spectrum customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 2,181,914 people who can get cable from Spectrum in Riverside County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Spectrum potential customers in Riverside County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Spectrum offers 2 different speeds throughout Riverside County. The fastest speed anyone in Riverside County can get from Spectrum is 400 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Spectrum Riverside County customers is 377.26 Mbps.

Mediacom2.75%

100 to 200 Mbps

197.37 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Mediacom customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 63,910 people who can get cable from Mediacom in Riverside County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Mediacom potential customers in Riverside County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Mediacom offers 2 different speeds throughout Riverside County. The fastest speed anyone in Riverside County can get from Mediacom is 200 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Mediacom Riverside County customers is 197.37 Mbps.

Suddenlink0.61%

150 to 1000 Mbps

196.71 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Suddenlink customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 14,080 people who can get cable from Suddenlink in Riverside County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Suddenlink potential customers in Riverside County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Suddenlink offers 2 different speeds throughout Riverside County. The fastest speed anyone in Riverside County can get from Suddenlink is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Suddenlink Riverside County customers is 196.71 Mbps.

USA Communications0.43%

30 to 30 Mbps

30 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of USA Communications customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 9,967 people who can get cable from USA Communications in Riverside County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of USA Communications potential customers in Riverside County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. USA Communications offers no different speeds throughout Riverside County. The fastest speed anyone in Riverside County can get from USA Communications is 30 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all USA Communications Riverside County customers is 30 Mbps.

XFINITY (Comcast)0.15%

150 to 987 Mbps

886 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of XFINITY (Comcast) customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 3,579 people who can get cable from XFINITY (Comcast) in Riverside County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of XFINITY (Comcast) potential customers in Riverside County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. XFINITY (Comcast) offers 2 different speeds throughout Riverside County. The fastest speed anyone in Riverside County can get from XFINITY (Comcast) is 987 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all XFINITY (Comcast) Riverside County customers is 886 Mbps.

Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems0.06%

1000 to 1000 Mbps

1000 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,426 people who can get cable from Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems in Riverside County, CA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems potential customers in Riverside County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems offers no different speeds throughout Riverside County. The fastest speed anyone in Riverside County can get from Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems Riverside County customers is 1000 Mbps.

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* Note: “Avg. Speed” is a population-weighted average of the top speed in Riverside County. Our calculation gives a more accurate estimate of the speed you can actually expect to be available for purchase in your area.

Riverside County residents may also choose internet-only service from a brand like Spectrum and sign up for satellite TV, which is generally rated higher than TV delivered over cable.

Satellite TV and Internet Providers

Because competition is stronger for satellite television, DISH and DIRECTV are generally considered superior to cable TV service. You can choose a separate form of internet, and the providers below will actually help you set up home internet service, sometimes even with bundled savings. Call for pricing and bundling options.

Satellite internet is not an ideal choice, but allows people in rural areas to stay connected. Note that most satellite services require either a deposit for equipment installation or a decent credit score.

ProviderAvailabilityServicesGet Service
DIRECTV100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DIRECTV

DIRECTV provides satellite TV service that consistently beats cable TV service in terms of programming, price, and customer service. Their packages have long been the favorite among sports fans, but their low-priced packages are also worth checking out for casual watchers. DIRECTV premium packages include many of the most popular channels in the world.

DISH100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DISH

DISH was formerly known as (and sometimes still called) the Dish Network. DISH provides affordable package prices and is known for lower up-front pricing. DISH competes aggressively with AT&T-owned DIRECTV. DISH has worked hard in the last several years to improve sports programming to compete with the traditional leader, and is now a solid choice for savers and sports fans who know what they're looking for.

HuhgesNet100%

Satellite internet service

Speeds up to 15 Mbps

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More about HuhgesNet

Satellite internet should generally be your last option unless no other service is available in your area. The latency (lag) inherent to the technology makes it difficult to stream or browse, and online games that require a fast connection will not work. However, if you live in a rural area HughesNet is a good option. You'll just a need a little more patience while browsing or downloading movies to watch.


Cable Internet Speeds in Riverside County

Riverside County customers can get an average of 357.58 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire county is 1000 Mbps, which 0.09% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 30 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in West Riverside County, and slower in the neighborhoods to the Northwest. Cable is the fastest internet in 89.39% of the county. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fiber is the best alternative for most households.

Riverside County, CA Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
0 Mbps

 

Cable Coverage and Availability in Riverside County

Cable internet is available to 96.02% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

Riverside County, CA Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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95%
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What zip codes have cable in Riverside County and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
9222093.94%
9254495.68%
922300%
9254990.09%
9258394.22%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
925360%
9254395.29%
923390%
9222399.1%
9258298.65%

Cable in Your Riverside County Neighborhood

Mediacom is the primary cable provider for Riverside County's southwest neighborhoods. Suddenlink also has cable internet service in Riverside County's southeast regions. Some areas in Riverside County may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

Compared with the rest of the county, Riverside County has much greater access to cable versus other counties and much greater cable coverage compared to the rest of California.

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