Best West Pasco Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in West Pasco, 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 West Pasco 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||PocketiNet Communications||DSL, Fiber, wireless||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.0%|
|3||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||940 Mbps||940 Mbps||17.3%|
|4||Desert Winds Wireless||wireless||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100.0%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
West Pasco 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 West Pasco 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 West Pasco compare to Franklin County? The average speed in West Pasco is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Franklin County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Washington average of 24.42 Mbps.
West Pasco Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in West Pasco is 7.19 Mbps. This is 53% faster than the Franklin County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 76.5% of Franklin County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 15.4% of Franklin County residents
The average internet download speed in Franklin County is 16.03 Mbps based upon 345872 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in West Pasco is 32.3% faster than the average in Washington and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in West Pasco is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 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 West Pasco 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 PocketiNet Communications as the top provider for West Pasco, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in West Pasco?
PocketiNet Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in West Pasco.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for West Pasco, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 99301
How do the internet speeds in West Pasco compare to other cities in Washington?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in West Pasco - PocketiNet Communications and 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 West Pasco, Washington?
PocketiNet Communications and Desert Winds Wireless provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of West Pasco.
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.
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 internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new West Pasco 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|
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West Pasco 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
- 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