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Internet providers in Birch Bay, WA

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Birch Bay, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable93%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Birch Bay internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Birch Bay 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 Birch Bay area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Birch Bay residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.350% of those living in Birch Bay.

There are seven internet providers serving the Birch Bay area, and 91.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Birch Bay's seven internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Birch Bay

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Birch Bay residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 93% of the area. Birch Bay’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 97% of Birch Bay residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Birch Bay 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 Birch Bay, $45.83.

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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

93%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Birch Bay covering 93% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Birch Bay 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 Birch Bay, $45.83.

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 Birch Bay, $1.35.

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 Birch Bay. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Birch Bay's providers, 262 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

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Birch Bay 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 Birch Bay, $45.83.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Birch Bay, $1.35.

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 1 Mbps in Birch Bay. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Birch Bay's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Birch Bay with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Birch Bay. The next fastest internet provider in Birch Bay is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Birch Bay with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Birch Bay, $45.83.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.