Internet providers in Kent, WA

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Kent internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Kent 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 Kent area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Kent residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.680% of those living in Kent.

There are five internet providers serving the Kent area, and 96.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Kent's five 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 Kent

The largest internet providers in Kent are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Kent.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Kent residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 85% of the area. Kent’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Kent residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Kent covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Kent 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 Kent, $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 Kent, $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 Kent. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kent's providers, 544 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Kent covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Kent 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 Kent, $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 Kent, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Kent. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kent's providers, 544 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Kent covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Kent where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Kent, $47.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kent, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Kent. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kent's providers, 544 Mbps.

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Kent, WA internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.676%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 140 MbpsDSL85%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL10%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Kent with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.676% of households in Kent. The next fastest internet provider in Kent is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

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

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Kent, covering 4.676% of the city.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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%.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.