Carson, WA High Speed Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Carson, 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 Carson 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||WaveDivision Holdings||Cable, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||98.7%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL||40 Mbps||5 Mbps||68.9%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Carson WA Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Carson which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Carson are compared to Skamania County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Washington overall?
Average download speeds in Carson of 9.48 Mbps are slower than the Skamania County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.
Carson Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Skamania County is 17.52 Mbps based upon 23312 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Carson is 0.92 Mbps. This is 85.7% slower than the average in Washington and 92.1% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Carson is 45.9% slower than the Skamania County average and 70.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Carson is 0.92 Mbps. This is 63.1% slower than the Skamania County average and 92.1% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 50.4% of Skamania County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 4.9% of Skamania County residents
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 Carson 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 Carson, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Carson?
WaveDivision Holdings with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Carson.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Carson, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98610
How do the internet speeds in Carson compare to other cities in Washington?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Carson - 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 Carson, Washington?
WaveDivision Holdings provides broadband internet service to 98.7% of Carson.
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.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
Carson 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
- 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