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Internet providers in Centralia, WA

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Centralia, WA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL89%
RainierConnect $34.95 55 - 200 MbpsDSL17%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Centralia internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Centralia is comparable to the rest of Washington - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Centralia area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Centralia residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.250% of those living in Centralia.

There are six internet providers serving the Centralia area, and 98.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Centralia's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Centralia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 87 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 145 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Centralia

The largest internet providers in Centralia are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and RainierConnect bringing cable and DSL options to Centralia.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Centralia residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Centralia’s third most-available internet provider, RainierConnect, offers DSL to around 17% of Centralia residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Centralia covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Centralia 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 Centralia, $49.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Centralia, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Centralia. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Centralia's providers, 228 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Centralia covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Centralia 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Centralia, $49.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Centralia, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Centralia. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Centralia's providers, 228 Mbps.

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RainierConnect DSL internet

Provider

RainierConnect

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

17%

DSL from RainierConnect offers broadband to a limited number of households in Centralia covering 17% of the area.

DSL internet from RainierConnect uses telephone lines in Centralia 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 RainierConnect start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Centralia, $49.98.

RainierConnect customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 55 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.64 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Centralia, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RainierConnect offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Centralia. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Centralia's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Centralia, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Centralia, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Centralia and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Centralia at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Centralia at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Centralia residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Centralia with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Centralia. The next fastest internet provider in Centralia is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Centralia with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Centralia, $49.98.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.