Cheney, WA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Cheney, 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 Cheney 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
1CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps80.5%
2Wired or Wirelesswireless30 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3Pterawireless25 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
4Davis CommunicationsCable30 Mbps3 Mbps83.8%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Cheney 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 Cheney 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 Cheney of 4.06 Mbps are slower than the Spokane County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.

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Cheney Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 18.4% of Cheney residents

  • The average internet download speed in Spokane County is 16.83 Mbps based upon 1068024 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Cheney is 4.06 Mbps. This is 37.1% slower than the average in Washington and 65% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Cheney is 31.7% faster than the Spokane County average and 31.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Cheney is 4.06 Mbps. This is 15.4% slower than the Spokane County average and 65% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 87.5% of Spokane County 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 Cheney 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 CenturyLink as the top provider for Cheney, Washington.

Who has the fastest internet service in Cheney?

CenturyLink with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Cheney.

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

The following zip codes were used: 99004

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Cheney 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
Zero latency gaming

How do the internet speeds in Cheney compare to other cities in Washington?

Click through to see how the Cheney broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bryn Mawr Skyway, Lake Morton Berrydale, Ritzville, Seabeck, Silverdale, Tumwater, Vashon

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Cheney - CenturyLink.

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 Cheney, Washington?

Wired or Wireless and Ptera provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Cheney.

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.




Cheney 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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