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Internet providers in Yelm, WA

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Yelm, WA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic35%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Yelm internet service at a glance

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.

Top high-speed internet providers in Yelm

The largest internet providers in Yelm are Xfinity and Telephone Operating Company of Vermont bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic 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 DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 100% of the area. Yelm’s third most-available internet provider, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offers fiber-optic to around 35% 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, $43.73.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $1.56.

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, 281 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to all households in Yelm covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Yelm 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $43.73.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.46 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 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, 281 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont fiber-optic internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

35%

Fiber-optic from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to some, but not many households in Yelm covering 35% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Yelm than other internet types.

Internet prices for Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $43.73.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.46 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Yelm. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Yelm's providers, 281 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Yelm and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Yelm at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Yelm at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Yelm 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 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, 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, $43.73.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Yelm, covering 35% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.