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Internet providers in 98043

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL98%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL1.339%
Sound Internet Services, Inc. - -Cable6.610%
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98043 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98043 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 98043 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in the 98043 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 98043 area, and 97.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98043, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98043

The largest internet providers serving the 98043 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 98043 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 98% of the area. Mountlake Terrace’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 98043 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98043 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 Mountlake Terrace, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mountlake Terrace, $2.84.

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 98043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mountlake Terrace's providers, 247 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

98%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98043 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 98043 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 Mountlake Terrace, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mountlake Terrace, $2.84.

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 98043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mountlake Terrace's providers, 247 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 98043 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98043 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 Mountlake Terrace, $42.59.

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 Mountlake Terrace, $2.84.

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 98043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mountlake Terrace's providers, 247 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98043 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98043 and the greater Mountlake Terrace area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mountlake Terrace at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Mountlake Terrace at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98043 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98043 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98043 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 98043. The next fastest internet provider in the 98043 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 1.339% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98043 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mountlake Terrace, $42.59.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98043 ZIP code, covering 98% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.