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Internet providers in Bellingham, WA

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Bellingham, WA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL68%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic26%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable5.974%
PogoZone $35.00 -Wired5.817%
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Bellingham internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Bellingham 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 Bellingham area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Bellingham residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 9.990% of the area. No DSL providers are currently available in Bellingham, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Bellingham area, and 98.50% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bellingham's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bellingham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 100 Mbps 44 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 46 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 169 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
PogoZone 46 Mbps 51 Mbps Wireless
Wave Broadband 96 Mbps 60 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Bellingham

The largest internet providers in Bellingham are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Bellingham.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Bellingham residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 68% of the area. Bellingham’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 26% of Bellingham residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bellingham 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 Bellingham, $48.33.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellingham, $2.10.

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 Bellingham. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bellingham's providers, 677 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Bellingham covering 68% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Bellingham 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bellingham, $48.33.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellingham, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Bellingham. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bellingham's providers, 677 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

26%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Bellingham covering 26% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Bellingham than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bellingham, $48.33.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellingham, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Bellingham. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bellingham's providers, 677 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Bellingham with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Bellingham. The next fastest internet provider in Bellingham is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Bellingham with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bellingham, $48.33.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bellingham, covering 26% of the city. PogoZone also offers fiber internet in Bellingham and is available to 3.221% of households.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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