Ocean Shores, WA High Speed Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 choices for service in Ocean Shores, 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 Ocean Shores 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||Coast Communications Co.||Cable||250 Mbps||25 Mbps||99.6%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Ocean Shores 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.
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Ocean Shores compare to Grays Harbor County? The average speed in Ocean Shores is 22.92 Mbps which is faster than Grays Harbor County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.
Ocean Shores Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Ocean Shores is 27.4% faster than the Grays Harbor County average and 29.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Ocean Shores is 3.54 Mbps. This is 5.6% slower than the Grays Harbor County average and 69.5% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 87.5% of Grays Harbor County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 30.2% of Grays Harbor County residents
The average internet download speed in Grays Harbor County is 17.99 Mbps based upon 103464 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Ocean Shores is 6.1% slower than the average in Washington and 29.3% 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 Ocean Shores 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 Coast Communications Co. as the top provider for Ocean Shores, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Ocean Shores?
Coast Communications Co. with a download speed of 250 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ocean Shores.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Ocean Shores, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98569
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Ocean Shores 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 Ocean Shores compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Ocean Shores broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Arlington Heights, Cascade Valley, Grand Coulee, Mercer Island, Okanogan, Orting, Port Townsend
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 Ocean Shores, 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 Ocean Shores, Washington?
Coast Communications Co. provides broadband internet service to 99.6% of Ocean Shores.
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.
Ocean Shores 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