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Internet providers in Shelton, WA

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Shelton, WA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Hood Canal Communications - -Cable56%
Hood Canal Communications - -Fiber-optic32%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Shelton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Shelton 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 Shelton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Shelton residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 57% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 44% of those living in Shelton.

There are five internet providers serving the Shelton area, and 99.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Shelton's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Shelton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 110 Mbps 72 Mbps DSL
Hood Canal Communications 198 Mbps 94 Mbps Cable
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 144 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 11 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Shelton

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Shelton residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Shelton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Shelton residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Shelton covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Shelton 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 Shelton, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelton, $2.24.

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 Shelton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 284 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Shelton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Shelton 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $53.74.

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 Shelton, $2.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Shelton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 284 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Shelton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Shelton 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $53.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelton, $2.24.

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 Shelton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 284 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Shelton with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Shelton. The next fastest internet provider in Shelton is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Shelton with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $53.74.

Hood Canal Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Shelton, covering 32% of the city.

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.