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Internet providers in Anacortes, WA

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable4.544%
Sound Internet Services, Inc. - -Fiber-optic0.221%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Anacortes internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Anacortes is comparable to the rest of Washington - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Anacortes area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Anacortes residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Anacortes, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Anacortes area, and 94.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Anacortes's seven internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Anacortes

The largest internet providers in Anacortes are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Anacortes.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Anacortes residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Anacortes’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Anacortes residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Anacortes covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Anacortes to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Anacortes, $47.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anacortes, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Anacortes. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Anacortes's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Anacortes covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Anacortes residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Anacortes, $47.58.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anacortes, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Anacortes. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Anacortes's providers, 262 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Anacortes covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Anacortes where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Anacortes, $47.58.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anacortes, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Anacortes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Anacortes's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Anacortes with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Anacortes. The next fastest internet provider in Anacortes is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 4.544% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Anacortes with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Anacortes, $47.58.

Sound Internet Services, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Anacortes, covering 0.221% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.