Medical Lake, 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 Medical Lake, 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 Medical Lake 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||Wired or Wireless||wireless||30 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Davis Communications||Cable||30 Mbps||3 Mbps||99.7%|
|3||Ptera||wireless||25 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||CenturyLink||DSL||80 Mbps||100 Mbps||67.4%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Medical Lake 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 Medical Lake have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
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 Medical Lake of 1.65 Mbps are slower than the Spokane County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.
Medical Lake Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Medical Lake is 30.5% slower than the Spokane County average and 63.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Medical Lake is 1.65 Mbps. This is 65.6% slower than the Spokane County average and 85.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 87.5% of Spokane County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 24.2% of Spokane County residents
The average internet download speed in Spokane County is 16.83 Mbps based upon 1068024 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Medical Lake is 52.1% slower than the average in Washington and 63.9% 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 Medical Lake 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 Wired or Wireless as the top provider for Medical Lake, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Medical Lake?
ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Medical Lake.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Medical Lake, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 99022
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Medical Lake 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 Medical Lake compare to other cities in Washington?
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 Medical Lake, 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 Medical Lake, Washington?
Wired or Wireless and Ptera provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Medical Lake.
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.
Medical Lake 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