Sumas, Washington Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Sumas, 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 Sumas 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||Ziply Fiber||DSL, Fiber||115 Mbps||115 Mbps||98.8%|
|2||Sound Internet Services||Cable, DSL, wireless||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||WaveDivision Holdings||Cable||250 Mbps||20 Mbps||16.9%|
Sumas 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 Sumas 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 Sumas compare to Whatcom County? The average speed in Sumas is 15.6 Mbps which is slower than Whatcom County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.
Sumas Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 25.4% of Whatcom County residents
DSL internet is available to 99.8% of Sumas residents
There are 5 residential internet providers in Sumas, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Sumas is 36.1% slower than the average in Washington and 51.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 37.1% of the Whatcom County population
The average internet download speed in Sumas is 15.6 Mbps based upon 2272 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 Sumas 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 Ziply Fiber as the top provider for Sumas, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Sumas?
WaveDivision Holdings with a download speed of 250 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Sumas.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Sumas, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98295
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Sumas 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 Sumas compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Sumas broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Alderwood Manor, Brewster, Canterwood, Issaquah, Kingston, Maple Heights Lake Desire, Steilacoom
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Sumas - 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 Sumas, Washington?
Sound Internet Services provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Sumas.
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.
Sumas 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
- 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