Tonasket, 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 Tonasket, 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 Tonasket 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||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.6%|
|2||Ziply Fiber||DSL, Fiber||115 Mbps||115 Mbps||98.3%|
|3||Okanogan County PUD No. 1||Fiber||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||64.8%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Tonasket 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 Tonasket which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Tonasket of 1.56 Mbps are slower than the Okanogan County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.
Tonasket Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 61.6% of Tonasket residents
The average internet download speed in Okanogan County is 11.16 Mbps based upon 65568 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Tonasket is 1.56 Mbps. This is 75.8% slower than the average in Washington and 86.6% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Tonasket is 40% slower than the Okanogan County average and 79.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Tonasket is 1.56 Mbps. This is 39.5% slower than the Okanogan County average and 86.6% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 38.4% of Okanogan County 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 Tonasket 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Tonasket, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Tonasket?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Tonasket.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Tonasket, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98855
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 Tonasket 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 Tonasket compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Tonasket broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Electric City, Fairwood, Fircrest, Fox Island, Hansville, Lake Holm, Othello
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Tonasket - Ziply Fiber and Okanogan County PUD No. 1.
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 Tonasket, Washington?
Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 99.6% of Tonasket.
Tonasket 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.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 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