Best Royal City Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Royal City, 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 Royal City 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||Public Utility District||Mbps||Mbps||%|
|2||2 of Grant County WA||Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||99.8%|
|3||CenturyLink||DSL||25 Mbps||2 Mbps||65.3%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Royal City 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 Royal City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Royal City compare to Grant County? The average speed in Royal City is 9.67 Mbps which is slower than Grant County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.
Royal City Internet Access Facts
There are 4 residential internet providers in Royal City, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Royal City is 60.4% slower than the average in Washington and 70.2% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 25.8% of the Grant County population
The average internet download speed in Royal City is 9.67 Mbps based upon 2568 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Royal City population
Fiber optic internet is available to 100.0% of Royal City residents
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 Royal City 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 Public Utility District as the top provider for Royal City, Washington.
How do the internet speeds in Royal City compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Royal City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Cavalero, Dupont, Grand Coulee, Hansville, Palouse, Steilacoom, Woodinville
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Royal City, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 99357
Who has the fastest internet service in Royal City?
2 of Grant County WA with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Royal City.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Royal City - CenturyLink.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Royal City 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
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 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
- 50+ channels
- 50 hours of DVR storage
- No annual contracts
- Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices