Internet Providers in Chelan, WA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Chelan, WA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.84|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Chelan, Washington
Internet Access in Chelan, Washington
Chelan broadband coverage data on this page is derived from FCC Form 477 data submissions. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against privatized records. Since launching in 2014, we've crunched 4,765 rows of governmental and privatized data catalogues about broadband access in Chelan, Washington. Our researchers have hand-collected pricing data and terms on 155 Internet and bundle plans in Chelan. All download speed averages calculation is based on M-Labs user speed test records. Speed test datasets are a rough indicator of broadband quality, not indicative of exact performance available at residences around Chelan neighborhoods.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widely available provider for Chelan residents. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Chelan. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Chelan with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan listed by HughesNet in Chelan is 25 Mbps.
In terms of network tech in use Chelan, the most prevalent wired Internet technology options are DSL and Satellite, with 87.41% and close to one hundred percent respectively. Phone providers usually offer DSL Internet, because DSL sends data over phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all major Internet technologies.
Native Network provides an alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet access in Chelan. For example, fixed wireless providers like King Street Wireless can deliver 1 Mbps over wireless technology. Aside from home Internet, there are also 4 providers within the city selling enterprise-level services like SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes all providers with business services on their site.
To summarize, the average Chelan resident has 5-6 options for residential broadband (exactly 5.28 in each census block), which is above-average in Washington. Chelan ranks 158th out of 444 communities in Washington so far as broadband options. Underserved blocks are comparatively low, with only 200 stuck with one broadband option. Activate the interactive map on this page to see data about neighborhoods within Chelan.
Internet Statistics 2021
4.5% of consumers in Chelan200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chelan, Washington
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Wave Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable and Fiber||8s|
|Native Network||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|LocalTel Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Ziply Fiber||24 Mbps||DSL||5m 41s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chelan, Washington
- Native Network - 100.0% Availability in Chelan - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Wave - 84.5% Availability in Chelan - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Ziply Fiber - 87.4% Availability in Chelan - Speeds up to 24 Mbps
- LocalTel Communications - 78.5% Availability in Chelan - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chelan - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chelan - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
Data Limits in Chelan
Internet providers have been moving to add data "plans" onto their consumer broadband plans in recent years. This trend holds true in the Chelan market, with common Internet choices such as Wave adding plans with data caps. This might not really matter for most Internet users, but it is liable to affect users who download or upload a large amount of 4K video. If you have concerns about staying under a set amount of data use, look for fiber in your area using the search bar at the top of this page. Fiber connections are usually more expensive. However, they can offer unlimited data use because the fiber cable doesn't have cable or DSL's bandwidth limitations.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Chelan
|LocalTel Communications||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||78.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Native Network||Fiber||100%||100 Mbps|
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||97.3%+||1.0 Mbps|
|Wave Broadband||Cable and Fiber||84.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Ziply Fiber||DSL||87.4%+||24 Mbps|
|NCI Datacom||Fixed Wireless||6.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Silver Star Telecom||Fiber||100%||10,000 Mbps|
|LocalTel Communications||Fixed Wireless and Fiber||24.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Wave Business||Cable and Fiber||21.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Ziply Fiber||DSL||23.5%+||24 Mbps|
|NCI Datacom||Fixed Wireless||10.1%+||100 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||0.0%+||10 Mbps|
Compare Chelan to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Chelan||25.9 Mbps||10||$0.43 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +389.5 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.45 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +93 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +101.7 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Chelan
LocalTel Communications - SkiFi Wireless Internet
I've had the SkiFi service for a little over a year. The service has been excellent. I do get the speed I'm paying for and their tech support is very responsive and always available when I need them....which hasn't been often.