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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.115%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL80%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL10%
GTT Communications - -DSL10%
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98503 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98503 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 98503 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. 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 4.110% of those living in the 98503 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 98503 area, and 98.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 98503, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98503

The largest internet providers serving the 98503 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Consolidated Communications bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98503 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 80% of the area. Lacey’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers DSL to around 10% of residents in the 98503 ZIP code.

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 the 98503 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98503 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 Lacey, $42.00.

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 Lacey, $2.47.

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 98503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lacey's providers, 443 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

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98503 ZIP code, covering 80% 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 Lacey, $42.00.

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 Lacey, $2.47.

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 98503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lacey's providers, 443 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

10%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 98503 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lacey, $42.00.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lacey, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 98503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lacey's providers, 443 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98503 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98503 and the greater Lacey area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lacey at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lacey at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98503 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98503 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 98503 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.115% of households in 98503. The next fastest internet provider in the 98503 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 98503 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lacey, $42.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98503 ZIP code, covering 4.115% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.