Internet providers in Marietta-Alderwood, WA

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Marietta-Alderwood, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 1 MbpsDSL2.767%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.878%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL100%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable30%
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Marietta-Alderwood internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Marietta-Alderwood 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 Marietta-Alderwood area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Marietta-Alderwood residents. Cable 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 2.880% of those living in Marietta-Alderwood.

There are eight internet providers serving the Marietta-Alderwood area, and 99.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Marietta-Alderwood's eight internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Marietta-Alderwood

The largest internet providers in Marietta-Alderwood are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Wave Broadband bringing cable and DSL options to Marietta-Alderwood.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Marietta-Alderwood residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 100% of the area. Marietta-Alderwood’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 30% of Marietta-Alderwood residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Marietta-Alderwood 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 Marietta-Alderwood, $45.42.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marietta-Alderwood, $1.30.

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 Marietta-Alderwood. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Marietta-Alderwood's providers, 398 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Marietta-Alderwood covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Marietta-Alderwood 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 Marietta-Alderwood, $45.42.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marietta-Alderwood, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Marietta-Alderwood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Marietta-Alderwood's providers, 398 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

30%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in Marietta-Alderwood covering 30% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Marietta-Alderwood residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Marietta-Alderwood, $45.42.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marietta-Alderwood, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Marietta-Alderwood. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Marietta-Alderwood's providers, 398 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Marietta-Alderwood and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Marietta-Alderwood at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Marietta-Alderwood at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Marietta-Alderwood residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Marietta-Alderwood with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.878% of households in Marietta-Alderwood. The next fastest internet provider in Marietta-Alderwood is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Marietta-Alderwood with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Marietta-Alderwood, $45.42.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Marietta-Alderwood, covering 2.878% of the city.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.