Internet providers in Ephrata, WA

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Ephrata internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ephrata 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 Ephrata area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Ephrata residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in Ephrata.

There are seven internet providers serving the Ephrata area, and 99.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ephrata's seven internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Ephrata

The largest internet providers in Ephrata are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Ephrata.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Ephrata residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ephrata’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Ephrata residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ephrata 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 17 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 Ephrata covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ephrata 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $53.00.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $5.89.

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 Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 17 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Ephrata covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ephrata 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Ephrata, WA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 20 Mbps DSL 93%
Odessa Office Equipment - - Fiber-optic 100%
Public Utility District #2 of Grant County, WA - - Fiber-optic 96%
Northland Communications Corp. - - Cable 89%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Public Utility District #2 of Grant County, WA is the fastest internet provider in Ephrata with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Ephrata. The next fastest internet provider in Ephrata is Odessa Office Equipment, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Ephrata with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $53.00.

Odessa Office Equipment is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ephrata, covering 100% of the city. Public Utility District #2 of Grant County, WA also offers fiber internet in Ephrata and is available to 96% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.