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Internet providers in 98012

Find internet providers serving the 98012 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98012 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL98%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic98%
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98012 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98012 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 98012 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in the 98012 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 98012 area, and 98.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 98012, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bothell

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 251 Mbps 201 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 191 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Ziply Fiber 221 Mbps 174 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 98012

The largest internet providers serving the 98012 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98012 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 98% of the area. Bothell’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 98012 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98012 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Bothell, $47.99.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98012 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 98012 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Bothell, $47.99.

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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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 98012 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98012 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 Bothell, $47.99.

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 Bothell, $1.02.

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 98012 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bothell's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98012 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98012 and the greater Bothell area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bothell at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bothell at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98012 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98012 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 98012 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 98012. The next fastest internet provider in the 98012 ZIP code is Ziply Fiber, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 98012 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bothell, $47.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98012 ZIP code, covering 98% of the city. Ziply Fiber also offers fiber internet in 98012 and is available to 98% of households.

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.

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.

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