Best South Bend Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in South Bend, 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 South Bend 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||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||98.7%|
|2||CresComm WiFi||wireless||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||63.2%|
|3||CenturyLink||DSL||40 Mbps||100 Mbps||58.2%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
South Bend 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 South Bend 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 South Bend are compared to Pacific County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Washington overall?
Average download speeds in South Bend of 15.42 Mbps are slower than the Pacific County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.
South Bend Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in South Bend is 4.43 Mbps. This is 31.3% slower than the average in Washington and 61.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in South Bend is 15.2% slower than the Pacific County average and 52.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in South Bend is 4.43 Mbps. This is 13.6% faster than the Pacific County average and 61.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 77.6% of Pacific County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 7.3% of Pacific County residents
The average internet download speed in Pacific County is 18.18 Mbps based upon 26912 samples taken in the past year
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 South Bend 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 Xfinity as the top provider for South Bend, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in South Bend?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in South Bend.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for South Bend, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98577 and 98586
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new South Bend 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 South Bend compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the South Bend broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bryant, Central Park, Cosmopolis, Ellensburg, Maple Heights Lake Desire, North Bend, Port Hadlock Irondale
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 South Bend, 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 South Bend, Washington?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 98.7% of South Bend.
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.
South Bend 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 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