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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable81%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic39%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL32%
Coast Communications Co. Inc. - -Cable9.058%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98550 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 98550 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 98550 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 90% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 39% of those living in the 98550 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 98550 area, and 65.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98550, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98550

The largest internet providers serving the 98550 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 98550 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 39% of the area. Hoquiam’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 32% of residents in the 98550 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98550 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98550 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 Hoquiam, $46.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hoquiam, $2.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 98550 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hoquiam's providers, 347 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

39%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98550 ZIP code, covering 39% 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 98550 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hoquiam, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hoquiam, $2.43.

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 98550 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 39% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hoquiam's providers, 347 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

32%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98550 ZIP code, covering 32% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hoquiam, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hoquiam, $2.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 98550 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hoquiam's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98550 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98550 and the greater Hoquiam area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hoquiam at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Hoquiam at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98550 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98550 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 98550 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 39% of households in 98550. The next fastest internet provider in the 98550 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98550 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hoquiam, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98550 ZIP code, covering 39% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.