Internet providers in Gig Harbor, WA

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Gig Harbor internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Gig Harbor 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 Gig Harbor area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Gig Harbor residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Gig Harbor.

There are four internet providers serving the Gig Harbor area, and 99.55% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gig Harbor's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Gig Harbor

The largest internet providers in Gig Harbor are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Gig Harbor.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Gig Harbor residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Gig Harbor’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 13% of Gig Harbor residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Gig Harbor covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Gig Harbor 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 Gig Harbor, $47.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gig Harbor, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Gig Harbor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gig Harbor's providers, 524 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

60 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Gig Harbor covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Gig Harbor 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gig Harbor, $47.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gig Harbor, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Gig Harbor. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gig Harbor's providers, 524 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Gig Harbor covering 13% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gig Harbor, $47.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gig Harbor, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Gig Harbor. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gig Harbor's providers, 524 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Gig Harbor and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gig Harbor at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Gig Harbor at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Gig Harbor residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Gig Harbor, WA internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 60 MbpsDSL93%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Gig Harbor with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in Gig Harbor. The next fastest internet provider in Gig Harbor is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Gig Harbor with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gig Harbor, $47.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Gig Harbor, covering 13% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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%.

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.