Ames Lake, WA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Ames Lake, WA that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Ames Lake by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1WaveDivision HoldingsCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps91.7%
2XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps35.3%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5Ziply FiberDSL25 Mbps2 Mbps20.2%
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Ames Lake WA Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Ames Lake have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Ames Lake of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the King County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Washington.

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Ames Lake Internet Access Facts

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Ames Lake, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Ames Lake is 32.3% faster than the average in Washington and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 49.3% of the King County population

  • The average internet download speed in Ames Lake is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 99.4% of the Ames Lake population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 48.8% of Ames Lake residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Ames Lake residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks WaveDivision Holdings as the top provider for Ames Lake, Washington.

Who has the fastest internet service in Ames Lake?

WaveDivision Holdings with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ames Lake.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Ames Lake, Washington?

The following zip codes were used: 98014 and 98053

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Ames Lake internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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How do the internet speeds in Ames Lake compare to other cities in Washington?

Click through to see how the Ames Lake broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Black Diamond, Centralia, Lake Morton Berrydale, Lofall, Lynden, Maple Valley, Marrowstone

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Ames Lake - WaveDivision Holdings.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Ames Lake, Washington?

WaveDivision Holdings provides broadband internet service to 91.7% of Ames Lake.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.




Ames Lake Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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