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Internet providers in Richland, WA

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL89%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
Desert Winds Wireless LLC - -Fiber-optic30%
Columbia Energy LLC - -Fiber-optic4.456%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Richland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Richland 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 Richland area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Richland residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 30% of those living in Richland.

There are eight internet providers serving the Richland area, and 88.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richland's eight internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Richland

The largest internet providers in Richland are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Richland.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Richland residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Richland’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Richland residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Richland covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Richland 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Richland, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richland, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Richland. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Richland's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Richland covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Richland, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richland, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Richland. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Richland's providers, 39 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 Richland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Richland 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 Richland, $45.74.

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 Richland, $1.76.

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 Richland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Richland's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Richland with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Richland. The next fastest internet provider in Richland is Desert Winds Wireless LLC, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Richland with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richland, $45.74.

Desert Winds Wireless LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Richland, covering 30% of the city. Columbia Energy LLC also offers fiber internet in Richland and is available to 4.456% of households.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.