Pursuant to requirements in the Commission's proceeding on Investigating the State of Competition Among Telecommunications Providers in California (“Competition OII”, I.15-11-007), and Decision D.16-12-025, issued in that proceeding on December 8, 2016, Communications Division created the following staff report on retail communications services in California.

The report analyzes:
•    Broadband availability by speed and geography;
•    The number of broadband service providers by geographic area;
•    Broadband penetration rates by geographic area;
•    Areas of the state having a single and no broadband provider; and
•    Voice and market shares by various geographic areas in California

Retail Communications Services in California: Report of the Communications Division Pursuant to Ordering Paragraph 3 of Decision 16-12-025 Analyzing the California Telecommunications Market