Internet providers in Lake Stevens, WA

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Lake Stevens 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 Lake Stevens area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lake Stevens residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lake Stevens, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Lake Stevens area, and 96.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Stevens's six internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Stevens

The largest internet providers in Lake Stevens are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Lake Stevens.

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

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Lake Stevens 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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Stevens, $41.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Stevens, $4.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Lake Stevens. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Stevens's providers, 265 Mbps.

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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 Lake Stevens covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake Stevens 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 Lake Stevens, $41.24.

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 Lake Stevens, $4.58.

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 Lake Stevens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Stevens's providers, 265 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 Lake Stevens covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lake Stevens 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 Lake Stevens, $41.24.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Stevens, $4.58.

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 Lake Stevens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Stevens's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Lake Stevens, WA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
WaveDivision Holdings, LLC - -Cable5.117%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
StarTouch Broadband - -Wireless100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Lake Stevens with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lake Stevens. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Stevens is WaveDivision Holdings, LLC, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 5.117% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Lake Stevens with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Stevens, $41.24.

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.

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%.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.