Best Electric City Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Electric City, 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 Electric City 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||Public Utility District||Mbps||Mbps||%|
|2||2 of Grant County WA||Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||99.3%|
|3||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.3%|
|4||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||60 Mbps||5 Mbps||99.8%|
|5||Coulee Internet Services||wireless||50 Mbps||50 Mbps||93.3%|
|6||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|7||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Electric City 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 Electric City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Electric City compare to Grant County? The average speed in Electric City is 18.91 Mbps which is slower than Grant County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.
Electric City Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Electric City is 22.6% slower than the average in Washington and 41.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 25.8% of the Grant County population
The average internet download speed in Electric City is 18.91 Mbps based upon 480 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 98.7% of the Electric City population
Fiber optic internet is available to 100.0% of Electric City residents
There are 6 residential internet providers in Electric City, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 Electric City 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 Public Utility District as the top provider for Electric City, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Electric City?
2 of Grant County WA with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Electric City.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Electric City, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 99123 and 99133
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 Electric City 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 Electric City compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Electric City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Ames Lake, Bellingham, Eatonville, Electric City, Milton, Mount Vista, Pomeroy
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Electric City - 2 of Grant County WA and 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 Electric City, Washington?
CenturyLink provides broadband internet service to 99.8% of Electric City.
Electric City 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.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 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