Internet providers in 98597

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable69%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic7.205%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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98597 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98597 ZIP code 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 98597 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 69% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.200% of those living in the 98597 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 98597 area, and 68.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 98597, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98597

The largest internet providers serving the 98597 ZIP code are Xfinity, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 98597 ZIP code, covering 69% 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 98597 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

69%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 98597 ZIP code, covering 69% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98597 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 98597 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 69% 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 the 98597 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines 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 98597 ZIP code. 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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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 the 98597 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98597 ZIP 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, $43.73.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 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, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 98597 ZIP code. 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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Internet providers in 98597 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98597 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 69% of households in 98597. The next fastest internet provider in the 98597 ZIP code is Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98597 ZIP with service 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 serving the 98597 ZIP code, covering 7.205% of the city.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.