Kennewick, 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 Kennewick, 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 Kennewick 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
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2Desert Winds Wirelesswireless100 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
3PocketiNet Communicationswireless25 Mbps8 Mbps93.9%
4Ziply FiberDSL, Fiber115 Mbps115 Mbps51.5%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Kennewick 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.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Kennewick compare to Benton County? The average speed in Kennewick is 21.99 Mbps which is faster than Benton County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.

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Kennewick Internet Access Facts

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Kennewick, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Kennewick is 10% slower than the average in Washington and 32.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 22.6% of the Benton County population

  • The average internet download speed in Kennewick is 21.99 Mbps based upon 227360 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Kennewick population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 6.0% of Kennewick 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 Kennewick 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Kennewick, Washington.

Who has the fastest internet service in Kennewick?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Kennewick.

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

The following zip codes were used: 99336, 99337, 99338 and 99352

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Kennewick 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 Kennewick compare to other cities in Washington?

Click through to see how the Kennewick broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bridgeport, Coupeville, Geneva, La Conner, Leavenworth, Rosedale, Woods Creek

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Kennewick - Ziply Fiber.

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 Kennewick, Washington?

Spectrum and Desert Winds Wireless provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Kennewick.

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.




Kennewick 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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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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