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Internet providers in 98221

Find internet providers serving the 98221 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable79%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable28%
Sound Internet Services, Inc. - -Fiber-optic0.250%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98221 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98221 ZIP code 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 98221 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 89% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% 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 98221 area, and 82.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98221, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98221

The largest internet providers serving the 98221 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98221 ZIP code, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 79% of the area. Anacortes’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 28% of residents in the 98221 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98221 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 98221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Anacortes's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 98221 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98221 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 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 98221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Anacortes's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

28%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98221 ZIP code, covering 28% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98221 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Anacortes, $47.58.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 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, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 98221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Anacortes's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98221 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98221 and the greater Anacortes area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Anacortes at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Anacortes at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98221 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98221 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98221 ZIP code with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 98221. The next fastest internet provider in the 98221 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 28% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98221 ZIP with service 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 serving the 98221 ZIP code, covering 0.250% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.