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Internet providers in 99021

Find internet providers serving the 99021 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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99021 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable82%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
CF Internet $74.95 5 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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99021 internet service at a glance

At 81%, broadband coverage in the 99021 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Washington - 97%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 99021 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 80% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 20% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in the 99021 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 99021 area, and 91.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 99021, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mead

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 65 Mbps 39 Mbps DSL
Viasat 19 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Ptera 7 Mbps 65 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 148 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 99021

The largest internet providers serving the 99021 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and CF Internet bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 99021 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Mead’s third most-available internet provider, CF Internet, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of residents in the 99021 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 99021 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 99021 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 Mead, $57.12.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mead, $3.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 99021 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mead's providers, 185 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 99021 ZIP code, covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Mead, $57.12.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mead, $3.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 99021 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mead's providers, 185 Mbps.

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CF Internet fiber-optic internet

Provider

CF Internet

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from CF Internet offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 99021 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CF Internet is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 99021 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CF Internet start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mead, $57.12.

CF Internet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $14.99 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mead, $3.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CF Internet offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 99021 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mead's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 99021 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 99021 and the greater Mead area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Mead at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mead at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 99021 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Mead may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Mead cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 99021 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 99021 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 99021. The next fastest internet provider in the 99021 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 99021 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mead, $57.12.

CF Internet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 99021 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.