Ritzville, 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 Ritzville, 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 Ritzville 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
1Sector Wireless Networkswireless1000 Mbps250 Mbps92.6%
2Desert Winds Wirelesswireless100 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4CenturyLinkDSL25 Mbps2 Mbps42.6%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6Computer 5wireless25 Mbps3 Mbps29.8%
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Ritzville 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 Ritzville which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Ritzville are compared to Adams County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Washington overall?
Average download speeds in Ritzville of 7 Mbps are slower than the Adams County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.

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Ritzville Internet Access Facts

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

  • The average download speed in Ritzville is 71.3% slower than the average in Washington and 78.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 14.8% of the Adams County population

  • The average internet download speed in Ritzville is 7 Mbps based upon 3136 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Ritzville population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Ritzville 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 Ritzville 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 Sector Wireless Networks as the top provider for Ritzville, Washington.

Who has the fastest internet service in Ritzville?

Sector Wireless Networks with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ritzville.

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

The following zip codes were used: 99169

What internet download speed do I need?

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

Click through to see how the Ritzville broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Anacortes, Bethel, Ellensburg, Grapeview, Manchester, North Yelm, Walla Walla

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 Ritzville, 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 Ritzville, Washington?

Desert Winds Wireless provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Ritzville.

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.




Ritzville 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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