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Internet providers in Arlington, WA

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Arlington, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic6.863%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable19%
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Arlington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Arlington 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 Arlington area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Arlington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Arlington.

There are eight internet providers serving the Arlington area, and 96.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Arlington's eight internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Arlington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Ziply Fiber 60 Mbps 29 Mbps DSL
Viasat 13 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 158 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Wave Broadband 101 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Arlington

The largest internet providers in Arlington are Frontier, Xfinity, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable options to Arlington.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Arlington residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Arlington’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 97% of Arlington residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Arlington covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Arlington 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Arlington, $45.70.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Arlington covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Arlington 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 Arlington, $45.70.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arlington, $1.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Arlington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arlington's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Arlington covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Arlington 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Arlington, $45.70.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arlington, $1.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Arlington. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arlington's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Arlington, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Arlington, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Arlington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arlington at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arlington at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Arlington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in Arlington with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.801% of households in Arlington. The next fastest internet provider in Arlington is Ziply Fiber, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Arlington with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Arlington, $45.70.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Arlington, covering 6.863% of the city. Ziply Fiber also offers fiber internet in Arlington and is available to 6.863% of households.

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.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.