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Internet providers in Richland, WA

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Richland, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL89%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL89%
Desert Winds Wireless - -Fiber-optic30%
Columbia iConnect - -Fiber-optic4.456%
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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 DSL, which covers 100% of Richland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.230% of those living in Richland.

There are nine internet providers serving the Richland area, and 88.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richland's nine internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Richland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Ziply Fiber 248 Mbps 200 Mbps DSL
Frontier 245 Mbps 193 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 108 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Richland

The largest internet providers in Richland are Frontier, Spectrum, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable 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, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 89% of Richland residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Richland, $51.65.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Richland, $51.65.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richland, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Richland. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richland's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

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

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Richland, $51.65.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richland, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Richland. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richland's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Richland, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Richland, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Richland with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in Richland. The next fastest internet provider in Richland is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Richland with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richland, $51.65.

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

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

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.