Internet providers in Yelm, WA

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic35%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 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 $25 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 Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Yelm’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, 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, $41.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $2.29.

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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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to all households in Yelm covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $41.24.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications 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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Consolidated Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

35%

Fiber-optic from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to some, but not many households in Yelm covering 35% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $41.24.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yelm, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Yelm with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Yelm, $41.24.

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

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.