Best Pullman Internet Service Providers

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Pullman, 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 Pullman 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
1FIRST STEP INTERNETFiber, wireless2000 Mbps2000 Mbps99.8%
2SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps91.0%
3Ziply FiberDSL, Fiber115 Mbps115 Mbps70.8%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Pullman 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 Pullman 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

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Pullman are compared to Whitman County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Washington overall?
Average download speeds in Pullman of 45.13 Mbps are faster than the Whitman County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Washington.


Pullman Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 20.6% of Whitman County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Pullman residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Pullman, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Pullman is 84.8% faster than the average in Washington and 39.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 34.4% of the Whitman County population

  • The average internet download speed in Pullman is 45.13 Mbps based upon 121128 measurements taken in the last 12 months


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 Pullman 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 FIRST STEP INTERNET as the top provider for Pullman, Washington.

Who has the fastest internet service in Pullman?

FIRST STEP INTERNET with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Pullman.

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

The following zip codes were used: 99163, 99164 and 99165

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 Pullman 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 Pullman compare to other cities in Washington?

Click through to see how the Pullman broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Fobes Hill, Medical Lake, Napavine, Orting, Picnic Point, Steilacoom, Union Hill Novelty Hill

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Pullman - FIRST STEP INTERNET and 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 Pullman, Washington?

FIRST STEP INTERNET provides broadband internet service to 99.8% of Pullman.

Pullman 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
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  • 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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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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