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Internet providers in Lake Stevens, WA

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Lake Stevens, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable5.117%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Stevens internet service at a glance

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 DSL, which covers 100% of Lake Stevens residents. Cable 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 3.570% of those living in Lake Stevens.

There are seven 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 seven internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lake Stevens

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Ziply Fiber 31 Mbps 30 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 173 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Viasat 24 Mbps 4 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 18 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Wave Broadband 60 Mbps 41 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Stevens

The largest internet providers in Lake Stevens are Frontier, Xfinity, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable 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, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 97% of Lake Stevens residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake Stevens, $46.66.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $46.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Stevens, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 262 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Stevens, $46.66.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Stevens, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Lake Stevens. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Stevens's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Lake Stevens and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lake Stevens at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lake Stevens at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lake Stevens residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Lake Stevens with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Lake Stevens. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Stevens is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Lake Stevens with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Stevens, $46.66.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

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.