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Internet providers in 98272

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98272 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable83%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable27%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
StarTouch Broadband - -Wireless100%
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98272 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98272 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 98272 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Monroe, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 98272 area, and 90.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98272, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98272

The largest internet providers serving the 98272 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98272 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 83% of the area. Monroe’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 27% of residents in the 98272 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98272 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $47.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $1.40.

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 98272 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 262 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

83%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98272 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98272 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 Monroe, $47.58.

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 Monroe, $1.40.

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 98272 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 262 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

27%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98272 ZIP code, covering 27% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98272 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 Monroe, $47.58.

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 Monroe, $1.40.

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 98272 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98272 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98272 and the greater Monroe area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Monroe at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Monroe at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98272 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98272 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98272 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 98272. The next fastest internet provider in the 98272 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 27% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98272 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $47.58.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.