Internet providers in Elk Plain, WA

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL93%
RainierConnect $34.95 10 - 55 MbpsCable39%
RainierConnect $34.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.640%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elk Plain internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elk Plain 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 Elk Plain area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Elk Plain 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 1.640% of those living in Elk Plain.

There are five internet providers serving the Elk Plain area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elk Plain's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Elk Plain

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Elk Plain residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Elk Plain’s third most-available internet provider, RainierConnect, offers cable to around 39% of Elk Plain residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elk Plain 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 Elk Plain, $43.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elk Plain, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Elk Plain. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elk Plain's providers, 444 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Elk Plain covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Elk Plain 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elk Plain, $43.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elk Plain, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Elk Plain. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elk Plain's providers, 444 Mbps.

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RainierConnect cable internet

Provider

RainierConnect

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

55 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

39%

Cable from RainierConnect offers broadband to some, but not many households in Elk Plain covering 39% of the area.

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

Internet prices for RainierConnect start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elk Plain, $43.99.

RainierConnect customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elk Plain, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RainierConnect offers download speeds up to 55 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Elk Plain. These download speeds are available to 39% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elk Plain's providers, 444 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Elk Plain and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elk Plain at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Elk Plain at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Elk Plain residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

RainierConnect is the fastest internet provider in Elk Plain with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.640% of households in Elk Plain. The next fastest internet provider in Elk Plain is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Elk Plain with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elk Plain, $43.99.

RainierConnect is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elk Plain, covering 1.640% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.