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Internet providers in 98010

Find internet providers serving the 98010 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98010 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL78%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic1.410%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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98010 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 98010 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 98010 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.530% of those living in the 98010 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 98010 area, and 95.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 98010, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Black Diamond

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 290 Mbps 222 Mbps DSL
Viasat 21 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 369 Mbps 33 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 98010

The largest internet providers serving the 98010 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 98010 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 78% of the area. Black Diamond’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 98010 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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98010 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98010 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 Black Diamond, $53.74.

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 Black Diamond, $1.99.

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 98010 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Black Diamond's providers, 544 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

78%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 98010 ZIP code, covering 78% 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 Black Diamond, $53.74.

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 Black Diamond, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 98010 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Black Diamond's providers, 544 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 98010 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98010 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 Black Diamond, $53.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Black Diamond, $1.99.

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 98010 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Black Diamond's providers, 544 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 98010 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98010 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 98010. The next fastest internet provider in the 98010 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98010 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Black Diamond, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98010 ZIP code, covering 1.410% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.