High Speed Internet in Weaverville, California

by Mark Nero

People living in Weaverville, Calif. have multiple telecommunications companies to choose from when looking for a high-speed Internet service provider. Various companies provide high-speed service within the city limits, and each has its own distinctive pricing tiers, rates of upload and download speeds, and special deals and offers to choose from.

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Wild Blue

Wild Blue offers satellite high-speed Internet throughout Weaverville and much of the surrounding area. Customers signing up with Wild Blue receive a modem and mini-satellite dish as part of the service. The company offers three types of packages: the basic package comes with upload speeds of about 128 Kbps and 512 Kbps. The medium package has upload speeds of 200 Kbps and up to 1 Mbps. The top-tier package comes with upload speeds of up to 256 Kbps and 1.5 Mbps for downloads.


High-speed Internet service provider Verizon offers two types of packages in Weaverville. One includes upload speeds of up to 384 Kbps and download speeds of up to 1 Mbps. The speedier package comes with upload speeds of 768 Kbps and downloads at up to 7.1 Mbps. The two packages typically require new customers to agree to a two-year service contract.


Comcast has a standard Internet service contract in Weaverville that comes with download speeds of up to 15 Mbps, free computer security software and seven email addresses. Comcast also offers bundled services in Weaverville, from which customers can get Internet, phone and cable TV service together at a discounted per-month cost.


HughesNet is a company offering satellite-based high-speed Internet service in Weaverville through a retailer partnership with the Dish Network. The company has three packages from which to choose: a basic package and two for more frequent Internet users. The basic deal comes with upload speeds of 200 Kbps and downloads of 1 Mbps. The company's Power 150 package has upload speeds of 250 Kbps and downloads of 1.5 Mbps. The top-tier package is the Power 200, with uploads of up to 300 Kbps and downloads of 2 Mbps. Service plans require a two-year service commitment.


AT&T; offers two types of high-speed Internet service in Weaverville: DSL and U-Verse. With DSL, you can choose from four speed options, which range from 768 Kbps to 6 Mbps, Internet security software, and online photo and video storage. With U-Verse high-speed Internet, you have five package options from which to choose, with load speeds ranging from 3 Mpbs to 24 Mbps. U-Verse also comes with built-in wireless home networking, access to AT&T;'s Wi-Fi network, 10 free email accounts and antivirus software.

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