Internet Providers in Longbranch, WA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Longbranch, WA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.98

Internet Access in Longbranch, Washington

The most common wired Internet options within Longbranch are DSL networks alongside Satellite lines. FCC filings suggest DSL has a practically one hundred percent territory in Longbranch, in contrast to the virtually one hundred percent Satellite service.

The average home in Longbranch has 2 wired broadband options to choose from. 1.88 percent of the Longbranch area are limited to one or fewer choices. cable and DSL Internet services are likely to provide the most agreeable price for home use.

CenturyLink is the most common Internet choice in Longbranch. close to one hundred percent of Longbranch census blocks can get access to them. Viasat Internet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. Viasat's fastest plan for Longbranch is 35 Mbps.

The broadband access data listed here is sourced via provider coverage reports, and is enhanced using private databases and direct provider reporting to output more detailed listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year. There are a total of 167 plans in Longbranch from 2014 to the present. There are 21 Internet plans currently on the market in the area.

While the main providers are Viasat and CenturyLink, HughesNet also serves the area with a top speed of 25 Mbps. Finally, there are also 3 providers in Longbranch offering enterprise service like MPLS. See the interactive map below to compare broadband coverage at a granular level.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Longbranch with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Longbranch is the 301st most connected city in Washington ahead of Fox Island and Steilacoom, but behind University Place, Lakebay, and Dupont.
  • The fastest zip code in Longbranch for April 2021 is 98351. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Longbranch, Washington

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Wave Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Wave G 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Longbranch, Washington

  • Wave - Cable - 98.1% Availability in Longbranch - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Longbranch - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Wave G - Fiber - 7.9% Availability in Longbranch - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Longbranch - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Longbranch - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Longbranch

Longbranch Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Longbranch is the 301st most connected city in Washington ahead of Fox Island and Steilacoom, but behind University Place, Lakebay, and Dupont.

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.

Fiber Availability: 8% of people living in Longbranch have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Longbranch 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.

As of this month, 98351 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Longbranch.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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 Among Longbranch Internet Providers

Internet providers have begun to impose data "plans" to their residential broadband plans in recent years. This market trend is certainly true for Longbranch, with Internet choices like Wave advertising plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for most Internet users, but it may be an issue for users that stream a lot of 4K content. Data caps on cable packages tend to be about 1 Terabyte. This is way more than 99 percent of customers use, according to a report from Comcast. Potential Wave Broadband customers in Longbranch should verify data limits when signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Longbranch

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Wave Broadband Cable 98.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Wave G Fiber 7.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
Silver Star Telecom Fiber 100% 10,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 54.8%+ 80 Mbps
Wave Business Cable 42.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 7.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Wave Business Fiber 2.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Longbranch to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Longbranch 14 Mbps 5 $0.42 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +401.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +113.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +113.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )