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98229 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL3.816%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL58%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic1.780%
PogoZone $35.00 -Cable6.860%
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98229 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 98229 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 98229 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 93% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 8.820% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.440% of those living in the 98229 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 98229 area, and 96.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 98229, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bellingham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 46 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
PogoZone 43 Mbps 29 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 100 Mbps 42 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 182 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 98229

The largest internet providers serving the 98229 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98229 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 58% of the area. Bellingham’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 98229 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98229 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98229 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, $46.42.

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, $1.50.

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 98229 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bellingham's providers, 430 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

58%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 98229 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bellingham, $46.42.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellingham, $1.50.

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 98229 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bellingham's providers, 430 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 98229 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98229 ZIP 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bellingham, $46.42.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellingham, $1.50.

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 98229 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bellingham's providers, 430 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 98229 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 98229 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.820% of households in 98229. The next fastest internet provider in the 98229 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 98229 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bellingham, $46.42.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98229 ZIP code, covering 1.780% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.