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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 25 - 987 MbpsCable82%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL77%
CF Internet $74.95 5 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic11%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Priest Lake Broadband $39.95 30 - 30 MbpsWireless100%
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99021 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 99021 ZIP code 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 99021 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% 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 987 Mbps.

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

987 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, $51.27.

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 Mead, $2.85.

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 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, 187 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

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 $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Mead, $51.27.

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 Mead, $2.85.

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 99021 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Mead's providers, 187 Mbps.

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CF Internet fiber-optic internet

Provider

CF Internet

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 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, $51.27.

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, $2.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CF Internet offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 99021 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Mead's providers, 187 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Mead at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 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 $59.99 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 987 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 140 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, $51.27.

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

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.