Buena, Washington Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Buena, 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 Buena 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|
|1||Washington Broadband||wireless||100 Mbps||50 Mbps||97.3%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||CenturyLink||DSL||40 Mbps||3 Mbps||45.6%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Buena WA Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Buena are compared to Yakima County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Washington overall?
Average download speeds in Buena of 10.65 Mbps are faster than the Yakima County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.
Buena Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 81.8% of Yakima County residents
Cable internet is available to 10.6% of the Buena population
Fiber optic internet is available to 4.0% of Yakima County residents
DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Buena residents
There are 4 residential internet providers in Buena, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Buena is 56.4% slower than the average in Washington and 67.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
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 Buena 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 Washington Broadband as the top provider for Buena, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Buena?
Washington Broadband and ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Buena.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Buena, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98921 and 98953
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Buena internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Buena compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Buena broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Brush Prairie, Clover Creek, Moses Lake North, Mount Vista, South Bend, Spanaway, Waller
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Buena, Washington population.
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 Buena, Washington?
Washington Broadband provides broadband internet service to 97.3% of Buena.
Buena 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
- 50+ channels
- 50 hours of DVR storage
- No annual contracts
- Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices