Internet Providers in Royal City, WA

Residential Internet Statistics for Royal City, WA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $39.95
Top Download Speed: 1.024 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Royal City, Washington:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    72.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    72.9% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Grant County PowerNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.024 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. LocalTel Communications
    40.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    40.8% Available
  • 6. 6. LocalTel Communications
    9.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    9.3% Available

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Internet Access in Royal City, Washington

Information here is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to further validate that information, down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected by our data science team. Locally, we've collected and verified 183 Internet plans in Royal City since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 73 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

90.72 percent of Royal City is currently cut off from choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise since market competition between Internet providers is low. Residences in the local area have an average 1-2 choices for service.

Grant County PowerNet is also a common broadband option in Royal City, offering mainly Fiber connections with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area.

DSL Internet providers deliver Internet services over telephone lines, which is why it is typically sold through telecom corporations that historically offered phone plans. DSL is available for 72.91 percent of the Royal City population. See the table on this page for insights into how the promised speed, latency, and etc compare to current customers' speed and throughput.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Royal City in terms of coverage area. As the maps below illustrate, the more common providers often compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Royal City.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Royal City, Washington

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Grant County PowerNet 1,024 Mbps Fiber 8s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
LocalTel Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 9.3%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 72.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Royal City is the 335th most connected city in Washington ahead of Mattawa, but behind Moses Lake, Ephrata, Quincy, and Othello.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Grant County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Royal City have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

In Grant County, approximately 13,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Royal City

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Compare Royal City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Royal City 6.4 Mbps 6 $0.81 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +575.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +16 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +166.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +193.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +195.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +21 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +190.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +5 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )