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Internet providers in 98248

Find internet providers serving the 98248 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98248 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL88%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable5.360%
PogoZone $35.00 -Cable4.120%
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98248 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 98248 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 98248 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL 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 2.180% of those living in the 98248 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 98248 area, and 85.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 98248, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ferndale

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Wave Broadband 111 Mbps 104 Mbps Cable
Frontier 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
PogoZone 14 Mbps 11 Mbps Wireless
Viasat 9 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 171 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 98248

The largest internet providers serving the 98248 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98248 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Ferndale’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 88% of residents in the 98248 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98248 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 Ferndale, $44.99.

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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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98248 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98248 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 Ferndale, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ferndale, $1.61.

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 98248 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale'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

2 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98248 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 Ferndale, $44.99.

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 Ferndale, $1.61.

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 98248 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98248 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98248 and the greater Ferndale area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ferndale at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ferndale at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98248 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Ferndale may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Ferndale cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 98248 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 98248 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 98248. The next fastest internet provider in the 98248 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 98248 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ferndale, $44.99.

PogoZone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98248 ZIP code, covering 0.450% of the city.

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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.