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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL97%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic11%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable85%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable17%
Sound Internet Services, Inc. - -Fiber-optic7.259%
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98273 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 98273 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 98273 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in the 98273 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 98273 area, and 92.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98273, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98273

The largest internet providers serving the 98273 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98273 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 11% of the area. Mount Vernon’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 85% of residents in the 98273 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98273 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 Mount Vernon, $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 Mount Vernon, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 98273 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 98273 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 98273 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mount Vernon, $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 Mount Vernon, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 98273 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 269 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

85%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98273 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98273 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 Mount Vernon, $47.58.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Vernon, $1.44.

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 98273 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98273 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98273 and the greater Mount Vernon area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Vernon at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Mount Vernon at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98273 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98273 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98273 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in 98273. The next fastest internet provider in the 98273 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 17% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98273 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mount Vernon, $47.58.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98273 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city. Sound Internet Services, Inc. also offers fiber internet in 98273 and is available to 7.259% of households.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.