Internet providers in Yelm, WA

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Yelm 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 Yelm area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Yelm residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 35% of those living in Yelm.

There are four internet providers serving the Yelm area, and 99.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Yelm's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Yelm

The largest internet providers in Yelm are Xfinity, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Yelm.

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Yelm 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 Yelm, $46.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $4.67.

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 Yelm. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Yelm's providers, 341 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 Yelm covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Yelm 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 Yelm, $46.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $4.67.

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 Yelm. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Yelm's providers, 341 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Yelm covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Yelm 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $46.66.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $4.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Yelm. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Yelm's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Yelm, WA internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - DSL 100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 35%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Yelm with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Yelm. The next fastest internet provider in Yelm is FairPoint Communications, Inc., offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Yelm with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $46.66.

FairPoint Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Yelm, covering 35% of the city.

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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.