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Internet providers in University Place, WA

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University Place, WA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL75%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic20%
ClickCableTV(wholesale) $34.95 55 - 500 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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University Place internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in University Place 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 University Place area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of University Place residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 2.880% of the area. No DSL providers are currently available in University Place, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the University Place area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among University Place'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 University Place

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 161 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 160 Mbps 101 Mbps DSL
ClickCableTV(wholesale) 155 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in University Place

The largest internet providers in University Place are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to University Place.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all University Place residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 75% of the area. University Place’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 20% of University Place residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but University Place 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 University Place, $49.98.

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 University Place, $1.56.

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 University Place. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all University Place's providers, 455 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in University Place covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in University Place 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 University Place, $49.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in University Place, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in University Place. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all University Place's providers, 455 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

20%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in University Place covering 20% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout University Place than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in University Place, $49.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in University Place, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in University Place. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all University Place's providers, 455 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in University Place with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in University Place. The next fastest internet provider in University Place is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 75% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in University Place with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in University Place, $49.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in University Place, covering 20% of the city.

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.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.