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Internet providers in Kirkland, WA

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Kirkland, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 -DSL97%
Frontier $27.99 -Fiber-optic95%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 30 MbpsDSL97%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic95%
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Kirkland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Kirkland 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 Kirkland area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Kirkland residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 95% of those living in Kirkland.

There are six internet providers serving the Kirkland area, and 96.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Kirkland's six internet providers, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Kirkland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 176 Mbps 145 Mbps DSL
Wave Broadband 194 Mbps 135 Mbps Wired
Xfinity 183 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Ziply Fiber 197 Mbps 162 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Kirkland

The largest internet providers in Kirkland are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Kirkland.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Kirkland residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 95% of the area. Kirkland’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Kirkland residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Kirkland covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Kirkland 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Kirkland, $41.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Kirkland. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kirkland's providers, 469 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Kirkland covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Kirkland, $41.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Kirkland. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kirkland's providers, 469 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Kirkland residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Kirkland, $41.59.

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

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 Kirkland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kirkland's providers, 469 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wave Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Kirkland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.697% of households in Kirkland. The next fastest internet provider in Kirkland is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Kirkland with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kirkland, $41.59.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Kirkland, covering 95% of the city. Ziply Fiber also offers fiber internet in Kirkland and is available to 95% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.