Internet providers in 98223

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL98%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic5.405%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable64%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable33%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98223 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98223 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 98223 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.400% of those living in the 98223 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 98223 area, and 81.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98223, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98223

The largest internet providers serving the 98223 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 98223 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 64% of the area. Arlington’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 33% of residents in the 98223 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98223 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 Arlington, $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 Arlington, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 98223 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Arlington's providers, 269 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

64%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 98223 ZIP code, covering 64% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98223 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, $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 Arlington, $1.44.

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 98223 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arlington's providers, 269 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

33%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98223 ZIP code, covering 33% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98223 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 Arlington, $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 Arlington, $1.44.

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 98223 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 33% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Arlington's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98223 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98223 and the greater Arlington area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arlington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Arlington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98223 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98223 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98223 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 64% of households in 98223. The next fastest internet provider in the 98223 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 33% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98223 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Arlington, $47.58.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98223 ZIP code, covering 5.405% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.