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Internet Providers in Camano Island, Washington
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Internet Access in Camano Island, Washington
The average subscriber in Camano Island has 2.7 ISPs available. This is normal, since most Internet providers were formerly cable TV or telephone providers, and most houses have long been wired for both.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Cable and DSL are the dominant network options in the Camano Island area, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Cable network speed is generally stronger. That said, overall performance of either system are similar.
Wave Broadband and Ziply Fiber also provide coverage in Camano Island, with overlap in some neighborhoods.
Coverage data analysis on BroadbandNow comes from FCC data, which compels Internet companies in Camano Island to report availability data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to validate public datasets against private data reported via providers. This strategy helps us to create more detailed maps and availability data than governmental tools. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has processed 3,091 rows of data on Internet access in Camano Island, and 1,840,758 rows of data on Washington. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating in Camano Island in the M-Labs database, a tool integrated into Google search as well as BroadbandNow. Other statistics and data displayed on the page below come from National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Census archives.
Internet Statistics 2022
4.6% of consumers in Camano Island700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Camano Island, Washington
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Wave Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||98.6%|
|Wave G||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||48.1%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||48.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||48.1%|
|Ziply Fiber||24 Mbps||DSL||5m 41s||95.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Camano Island
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps Among Camano Island Internet Service Providers
Many Internet providers have been moving to add data "plans" onto their consumer broadband packages recently. This market trend holds true for the Camano Island market, with Internet companies such as Wave advertising capped plans. This might not matter for the majority of residents, but it can affect users who upload a lot of HD or 4K video. For context, an HD stream uses around 3 Gigabytes hourly, according to Netflix guidelines. SD video eats up closer to 1GB/hour.
Compare Camano Island to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Camano Island||96 Mbps||8||$0.56 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +449.6 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +65.3 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +84.9 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +90.6 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +83.1 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|