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Internet providers in 98499

Find internet providers serving the 98499 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98499 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL93%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic19%
ClickCableTV(wholesale) $34.95 55 - 500 MbpsCable70%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98499 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98499 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 98499 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 91% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 9.440% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.390% of those living in the 98499 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 98499 area, and 99.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98499, 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 144 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
ClickCableTV(wholesale) 174 Mbps 39 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 87 Mbps 124 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 98499

The largest internet providers serving the 98499 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98499 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Lakewood’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 19% of residents in the 98499 ZIP code.

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 the 98499 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98499 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 98499 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% 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

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98499 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 $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 98499 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% 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

19%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 98499 ZIP code, covering 19% 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 98499 ZIP code 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 98499 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 19% 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 have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98499 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98499 and the greater Lakewood area. 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 in the 98499 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98499 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98499 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 98499. The next fastest internet provider in the 98499 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98499 ZIP with service 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 serving the 98499 ZIP code, covering 19% 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.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.