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Manchester, WA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL84%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Manchester internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Manchester 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 Manchester area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Manchester residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Manchester, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Manchester area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Manchester's four internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Manchester

The largest internet providers in Manchester are CenturyLink, Wave Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Manchester.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Manchester residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Wave Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Manchester’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Manchester residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Manchester covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Manchester 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Manchester, $56.23.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Manchester, $1.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Manchester. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Manchester's providers, 100 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to all households in Manchester covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Manchester, $56.23.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Manchester, $1.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Manchester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Manchester's providers, 100 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 Manchester covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Manchester 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Manchester, $56.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Manchester, $1.52.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wave Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Manchester with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Manchester. The next fastest internet provider in Manchester is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 84% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Manchester with plans starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Manchester, $56.23.

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.

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.

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.

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.