Spokane Valley, Washington Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Spokane Valley, 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 Spokane Valley 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||99.8%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||940 Mbps||940 Mbps||87.8%|
|3||Wired or Wireless||wireless||30 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||Ptera||wireless||25 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Spokane Valley 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 Spokane Valley 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
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Spokane Valley compare to Spokane County? The average speed in Spokane Valley is 18.77 Mbps which is faster than Spokane County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.
Spokane Valley Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Spokane Valley is 11.5% faster than the Spokane County average and 42.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Spokane Valley is 2.36 Mbps. This is 50.8% slower than the Spokane County average and 79.7% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 87.5% of Spokane County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 24.2% of Spokane County residents
The average internet download speed in Spokane County is 16.83 Mbps based upon 1068024 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Spokane Valley is 23.1% slower than the average in Washington and 42.1% 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 Spokane Valley 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 Spokane Valley, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Spokane Valley?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Spokane Valley.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Spokane Valley, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 99016, 99027, 99037, 99206, 99211, 99212, 99215 and 99216
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 Spokane Valley 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 Spokane Valley compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Spokane Valley broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bothell, Electric City, Forks, Moxee, Port Angeles, Ridgefield, Summit
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Spokane Valley - CenturyLink.
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 Spokane Valley, Washington?
Wired or Wireless and Ptera provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Spokane Valley.
Spokane Valley 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
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