Internet providers in Lake Tapps, WA

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Lake Tapps internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lake Tapps 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 Lake Tapps area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Lake Tapps residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.380% of those living in Lake Tapps.

There are four internet providers serving the Lake Tapps area, and 95.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Tapps's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Tapps

The largest internet providers in Lake Tapps are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Lake Tapps.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Lake Tapps residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 76% of the area. Lake Tapps’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lake Tapps residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Tapps covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake Tapps 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 Lake Tapps, $47.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Tapps, $3.63.

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 Lake Tapps. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Tapps's providers, 544 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

76%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Lake Tapps covering 76% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lake Tapps 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 Lake Tapps, $47.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Tapps, $3.63.

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 Lake Tapps. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Tapps's providers, 544 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 Lake Tapps covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lake Tapps 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 Lake Tapps, $47.24.

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 Lake Tapps, $3.63.

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 Lake Tapps. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Tapps's providers, 544 Mbps.

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Lake Tapps, WA internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.376%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 140 MbpsDSL76%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Lake Tapps with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.376% of households in Lake Tapps. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Tapps is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lake Tapps with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Tapps, $47.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lake Tapps, covering 6.376% of the city.

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.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.