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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL82%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Prairie Heights internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Prairie Heights 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 Prairie Heights area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Prairie Heights residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Prairie Heights, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Prairie Heights area, and 98.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Prairie Heights's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Prairie Heights

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Prairie Heights residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 82% of the area. Prairie Heights’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Prairie Heights residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Prairie Heights covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Prairie Heights 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 Prairie Heights, $46.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prairie Heights, $2.89.

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 Prairie Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prairie Heights's providers, 291 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

82%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Prairie Heights covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Prairie Heights 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Prairie Heights, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prairie Heights, $2.89.

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 Prairie Heights. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Prairie Heights's providers, 291 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 Prairie Heights covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Prairie Heights 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 Prairie Heights, $46.24.

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 Prairie Heights, $2.89.

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 Prairie Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Prairie Heights's providers, 291 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Prairie Heights with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Prairie Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Prairie Heights is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 82% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Prairie Heights with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Prairie Heights, $46.24.

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.

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.

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.