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Internet providers in 98031

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.538%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL90%
GTT Communications - -DSL7.456%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98031 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98031 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 98031 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.540% of those living in the 98031 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 98031 area, and 94.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98031, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98031

The largest internet providers serving the 98031 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98031 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 90% of the area. Kent’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 98031 ZIP code.

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 the 98031 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98031 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, $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 Kent, $2.43.

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 98031 ZIP code. 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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98031 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Kent, $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 Kent, $2.43.

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 98031 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% 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 the 98031 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98031 ZIP 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, $46.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kent, $2.43.

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 98031 ZIP code. 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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Internet providers in 98031 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 98031 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.538% of households in 98031. The next fastest internet provider in the 98031 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98031 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kent, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98031 ZIP code, covering 6.538% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.