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Internet providers in Lakewood, WA

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Lakewood, WA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic24%
ClickCableTV(wholesale) $34.95 55 - 500 MbpsCable63%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lakewood internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Lakewood 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 Lakewood area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of Lakewood residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 4.630% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.120% of those living in Lakewood.

There are five internet providers serving the Lakewood area, and 98.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lakewood's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lakewood

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 141 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
ClickCableTV(wholesale) 171 Mbps 38 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 98 Mbps 135 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Lakewood

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Lakewood residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 86% of the area. Lakewood’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 24% of Lakewood residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Lakewood covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lakewood 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 Lakewood, $49.98.

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 Lakewood, $1.56.

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 Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 455 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Lakewood covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lakewood 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $49.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakewood, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 455 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

24%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Lakewood covering 24% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $49.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakewood, $1.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 455 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Lakewood with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Lakewood. The next fastest internet provider in Lakewood is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lakewood with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $49.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lakewood, covering 24% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.