Internet Providers in Carbonado, WA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Carbonado, WA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $51.87

Internet Access in Carbonado, Washington

Carbonado service and availability information on this page is derived from FCC Form 477 databases and scrubbed for issues against private lit address files. As of 2021, we've analyzed 732 rows of FCC databases about Internet availability in the Carbonado area. We currently have limited speed test data on Carbonado. We've only seen 32 recordings over the last 12 months. With this in mind, residents should make note of providers' advertised download rates listed above for providers such as Viasat Internet or HughesNet.

40.31 percent of Carbonado is cut off from choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise, seeing as market competition between Internet providers is not strong. Locations in the local area usually have 1-2 options for Internet service, when averaged across the whole community.

XFINITY from Comcast is also a commonly available broadband choice in Carbonado, offering mainly Cable connections available to 89 percent of Carbonado. Skynet Broadband offers an alternative wireless service for 62 percent of local residents. Keep in mind that fixed wireless has to have roof access and line of site with a Skynet Broadband access point.

Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like CenturyLink are the main Internet service systems with availability in Carbonado.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching near one hundred percent of Carbonado residents. HughesNet has coverage for practically one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 megabits per second is enough to stream SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple users try to use high-bandwidth services like Skype and multiplayer gaming. See the availability maps on this page to see Internet options at the census block level in Carbonado.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Carbonado, Washington

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 89.7%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 64.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Skynet Broadband 9 Mbps DSL 15m 10s 2.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Carbonado

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Carbonado is the 424th most connected city in Washington behind Sumner, Graham, Bonney Lake, Buckley, and Orting.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 5,000 people in Pierce County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 60% of Carbonado residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Pierce County, approximately 14,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 in Carbonado

Internet providers have begun to impose "data caps" to consumer broadband plans lately. The trend holds true for the Carbonado market, with local providers like Xfinity adding capped plans. It's not a major concern for the majority of residents, but might affect users that download or upload a lot of high-def content. Data caps with cable bundles are usually about 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for less than one percent of customers, according to reports from Comcast. XFINITY from Comcast customers should double check data use policies before signing up.

Compare Carbonado to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Carbonado 10.3 Mbps 6 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +524.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +138.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +150.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +159.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +151.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )