Internet providers in Washington, PA

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Washington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Washington is comparable to the rest of Pennsylvania - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Washington area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Washington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.130% of those living in Washington.

There are six internet providers serving the Washington area, and 99.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Washington's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Washington

The largest internet providers in Washington are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Washington.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Washington residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Washington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Washington residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Washington covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Washington to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Washington, $41.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Washington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Washington covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Washington residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Washington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 103 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Washington covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Washington where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Washington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Washington, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic1.961%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.166%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 12 MbpsDSL1.131%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Washington with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Washington. The next fastest internet provider in Washington is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 1.961% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Washington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $41.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Washington, covering 1.961% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Washington and is available to 0.166% of households.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.