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Internet providers in Chelan, WA

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Chelan, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Chelan County PUD - -Fiber-optic98%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable86%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chelan internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Chelan 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 Chelan area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Chelan residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in Chelan.

There are eight internet providers serving the Chelan area, and 97.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chelan's eight internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chelan

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Wave Broadband 110 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
Frontier 31 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
LocalTel Communications 82 Mbps 36 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Chelan

The largest internet providers in Chelan are Frontier, Ziply Fiber, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Chelan.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Chelan residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Ziply Fiber, which covers 97% of the area. Chelan’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 86% of Chelan residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Chelan covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Chelan 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $49.99.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Chelan covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Chelan 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $49.99.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chelan, $2.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Chelan. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelan's providers, 76 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Chelan covering 86% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $49.99.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chelan, $2.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Chelan. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Chelan's providers, 76 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Chelan with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Chelan. The next fastest internet provider in Chelan is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Chelan with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $49.99.

Chelan County PUD is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Chelan, covering 98% of the city.

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No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.