There are numerous high-speed Internet service providers that serve Davis, California, including international telecommunications companies like AT&T;, Comcast and Verizon. And not only does each company have its own unique service packages and pricing structures, each one also has its own upload and download speed options and sometimes even a choice of free antivirus and other software.
Comcast offers high-speed Internet service in Davis for the introductory rate of $20 per month for the first six months of service, as of the time of publication. Included in the company's service package is the ability to download from the Internet at a speed of up to 12 Mbps, plus a free suite of antivirus and anti-spam software.
AT&T; has four different types of high-speed Internet service packages for customers in Davis to choose from. The least expensive is the basic package, which comes with 768 Kbps download speeds for a standard $15 a month. The Express and Pro Internet packages, which each cost $15 a month for the first 12 months, come with download speeds of up to 1.5 Mbps and 3 Mbps, respectively. The Elite package is the fastest and most expensive, with 6 Mbps downloading speed at $20 a month for the first year. All prices are current as of the time of publication.
The Wild Blue satellite communications company offers high-speed Internet for a standard price of about $50 a month in Davis, with no installation or equipment costs, as of the time of publication. The company has three types of packages to chose from, the most high-speed of which comes with download speeds of up to 1.5 Mbps. The Select and Value packages come with 1 Mbps and 512 Kbps download speeds, respectively.
As of the time of this publication, Verizon offers high-speed Internet in Davis for as low as $25 a month, plus fees and taxes. The package includes a wireless router or modem -- which the company values at $140 -- plus free Wi-Fi service, nine email accounts and 10 MB of personal Web space.
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