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Internet providers in 98816

Find internet providers serving the 98816 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98816 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL94%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable90%
Chelan County PUD - -Fiber-optic86%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98816 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98816 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 98816 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 87% of those living in the 98816 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 98816 area, and 96.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 98816, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chelan

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 31 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Wave Broadband 110 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
LocalTel Communications 82 Mbps 36 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 98816

The largest internet providers serving the 98816 ZIP code are Frontier, Ziply Fiber, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98816 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Ziply Fiber, which covers 94% of the area. Chelan’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 90% of residents in the 98816 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98816 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 Chelan, $47.49.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98816 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $47.49.

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 Chelan, $2.50.

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 2 Mbps in 98816 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelan's providers, 81 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98816 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98816 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $47.49.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chelan, $2.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 98816 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Chelan's providers, 81 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98816 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98816 and the greater Chelan area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chelan at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chelan at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98816 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98816 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 98816 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 98816. The next fastest internet provider in the 98816 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 98816 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chelan, $47.49.

Chelan County PUD is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98816 ZIP code, covering 86% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.